Tips for Developing Peace Education Curriculum: Some Lessons from Vietnam
Australian Curriculum Studies, Vol. 3, 2005
4 Pages Posted: 31 Aug 2006
Teachers and schools around Australia are being asked to take responsibility for ensuring safe schools and promoting citizenship among students. This is part of an international movement to use school-based education to promote a global culture of peace.
The International Conflict Resolution Centre at the University of Melbourne recently co-developed a national peace education curriculum for primary schools in Vietnam with Vietnamese educators. This experience highlighted three important peace education tools that can also be used within an Australian context:
the UNESCO "peace keys" physical games and reflective material.
Keywords: student safety, citizenship, peace, global-culture, curriculum, UNESCO, physical, reflective
JEL Classification: I20, I29
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