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Peace Education

A selection of links on the subject of peace education

Institute for Peace Education Tübingen e.V.: http://www.friedenspaedagogik.de/



 

Based in Germany, the Tübingen Institute played a decisive role in the creation of this D@dalos Main Subject Group and offers a wide range of online content on the subject of peace education. The pages entitled Themen (subjects) and "Unterricht konkret" (teaching in practice) represent a particularly good place to start research into the subject:

 
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The page entitled Themen (subjects) provide a starting point from which you can find out about about almost every aspect of peace education. It deals with subjects such as: the peace movement, violence against children, global learning, the Iraq War, war and violent toys and, of course, the core issue of how to deal with conflict in a constructive way, which forms one of the core areas of world for the IFT.
http://www.friedenspaedagogik.de/themen/themen.htm
 

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The page entitled "Unterricht konkret (teaching in practice)" provides a starting point for a large number of lesson suggestions including: understanding war, learning to have courage of one's own convictions, aspects of the Gulf War, child labor, human rights, people development...
http://www.friedenspaedagogik.de/service/unter/unterich.htm

All in all, then, the IFT's website provides a treasure chest of theoretical information and practical help for anyone interested in peace education and teaching.

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Peace Education Net Internet Portal : http://www.peace-education.net

This is a very advantageous place to start your internet research. It encompasses three areas:

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Projects: This section presents projects from all corners of the world.
 

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Topics: This section includes further information on the theoretical background of peace education (peace education concepts) and articles on "conflict and resolving conflict constructively".
 

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Service: Its service section is divided into two categories: "Literature" and "Links". You will also find links to important UN documentation in the "Literature" category. This link list includes a large number of other interesting sites on the subject of peace education.

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If this isn't enough, you will also find more information on the following websites:

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Norberts Bookmarks for a better world:
http://www.betterworldlinks.org/book30l.htm
 

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UNESCO: Declaration on a Culture of Peace:
http://www.unesco.org/cpp/uk/declarations/2000.htm
 

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United Nations Cyberschoolbus: Peace Education:
http://www0.un.org/cyberschoolbus/peace/index.asp
 

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UN Documents & Links:
http://www0.un.org/cyberschoolbus/peace/frame4.htm

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This online service on the subject of political education was developed by agora-wissen, the Stuttgart-based Gesellschaft für Wissensvermittlung über neue Medien und politische Bildung (GbR) (Partnership for the Exchange of Information Using New Media and Political Education). Please contact us with your questions or comments. Translation from German into English by twigg's ‹bersetzung deutsch-englisch.