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Sen, Abdulkerim – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
In response to the United Nation's (UN) Decade for Human Rights Education initiative, the Turkish Ministry of National Education changed the title of citizenship education courses from 'Citizenship Studies' to 'Citizenship and Human Rights Education' in 1995. However, this curriculum reform was overshadowed by the rise to power of a political…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Training, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
This paper focuses on the limitations of the Eurocentric modernist framework that undergirds Freirean theory and critical pedagogy in relation to critical peace education, highlighting in particular the contributions of post-colonial and decolonial thinking. The paper posits that critical approaches to peace education need to consider these…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Peace, Critical Theory, Race
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Wang, Hongyu – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
This paper explores the challenges and possibilities of teaching nonviolence in teacher education. Using qualitative teacher research, this paper discusses teacher education students' responses to the notion of nonviolence and how to create beneficial pedagogical conditions for students to learn nonviolence and its meanings for education. The data…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Peace, Violence, Educational Change
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Clarke-Habibi, Sara – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
What does it mean to educate for peace after witnessing one's community being devastated by war? And what impact, if any, does educating for peace have amidst the complexity of post-war reconstruction? To explore these questions, a phenomenological study was conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2012 with eight ethnically diverse educators who…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Peace, Teaching Methods, Conflict
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Cunliffe, Rachel H. – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Peace education provides for the development of knowledge, skills, and dispositions appropriate to effective peacebuilding. Therefore, the development of curriculum in degree programs which builds bridges by which students in conflict resolution/peace studies classrooms may cross over to the field of conflict transformation and peacebuilding may…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Outreach Programs, Curriculum Development
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Sajjad, Fatima; Christie, Daniel J.; Taylor, Laura K. – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The reported rise in radicalism among youth in Pakistan since 9/11/2001 has been attributed to religious education in "madrasas" and schools. However, education in Pakistan is only part of the historical and contemporary forces that contribute to the prevailing exclusivist religio-political discourse. Although most policy papers have…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, World Views, Foreign Countries
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Willis, Alison – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The education for peace model (EFPM) presented in this paper was developed within a theoretical framework of complexity science and critical theory and was derived from a review of an empirical research project conducted in a conflict affected environment. The model positions belief systems at the centre and is socioecologically systemic in design…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Holistic Approach
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Vered, Soli – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
Peace education is considered a necessary element in establishing the social conditions required for promoting peace-making between rival parties. As such, it constitutes one of Israel's state education goals, and would therefore be expected to have a significant place in Israel's educational policy in general and in response to peace moves that…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries
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O'Connor, Una – Journal of Peace Education, 2012
In divided societies education for diversity, often introduced via the combined approaches of civic education, citizenship education and community-relations activity, is advocated as a core element of the school curriculum. Its delivery, through formal and non-formal educational approaches, has been routinely recognised as an opportunity for…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Social Change, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
This article seeks to contribute to the link between critical peace education and Indigenous education from an Indigenous international and comparative education perspective. The article first reviews the marginalization of critical peace education and Indigenous education. By bringing forward areas of common interest between peace education and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, American Indians, American Indian Education, Peace
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Tierney, William G. – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
The plight of nations labeled as "failed" is well-documented, as are suggested strategies to fix them. One area that receives a great deal of focus in the extant literature is education. How can education contribute to the rebuilding of a failed State? Most often the responses to this question focus on the importance of reestablishing primary and…
Descriptors: National Security, Failure, Violence, Conflict
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Gibson, Ian – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
A major role of education is to socialise individuals into being responsible and productive citizens. It is aimed at preparing people for the workforce and for participating in the public life of the nation. Educational systems are complex bureaucracies based on particular educational and social theories and philosophies. This paper is concerned…
Descriptors: War, Role of Education, Ideology, Peace
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Hager, Tamar; Saba, Tuffaha; Shay, Nava – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
This paper introduces a Jewish Arab dialogue model of national encounters which has been developed at Tel Hai College in Upper Galilee in Israel. These planned encounters, which have taken place for eight consecutive years within the framework of a course entitled "A Jewish-Arab dialogue--action research" are recognized as part of the…
Descriptors: Jews, Action Research, Arabs, Degree Requirements
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Shirazi, Roozbeh – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
By juxtaposing male secondary student and teacher classroom practices with a postcolonial analysis of the structural and discursive forces that characterize education reform in Jordan, this study draws attention to the ways that authoritarian regimes may coopt peace education language and concepts, such as "dialogue" and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Males
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McGlynn, Claire – Journal of Peace Education, 2010
The Peace Education Special Interest Group of AERA had a very successful AERA Annual Meeting in San Diego in April 2009. There were a total of seven sessions, including two paper sessions, two interactive symposia, two roundtable sessions and a business meeting. The program began with an interactive symposium by Irene Zoppi, Brecken Swartz and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Military Schools, Peace, Gender Differences
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