An Introduction to Peace Education
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Woodbrooke and Quaker Peace and Social Witness Quakers in Britain working in partnership.
This introduction to the theory and practice of peace education draws upon the experience of Quaker Peace and Social Witness to explore how we can support the development of children’s inner peace, help children to understand conflict and their relationship with it, and engage children with wider peace issues, from the ethics of armed drones to conscientious objection and human rights. We will endeavour to establish a supportive learning community and encourage reflective practice and peer learning and assessment.
This course is aimed at educators interested in learning the principles and practice of peace education.
Isabel Cartwright is the Peace Education Programme Manager for Quaker Peace & Social Witness. Her background is in informal community education and work with young people at risk of exclusion.
Ellis Brooks is the Peace Education Coordinator for Quaker Peace & Social Witness. He is a trained mediator and teacher with ten years of experience delivering peace education.
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