Education for the culture of peace - seeds of peaceEducation in the culture of Peace offers the means for implement quality education and its objective education for all (inclusive education for all students).

It helps develop the values ​​and skills of students and teachers serving to:

  • to grow students, strengthen the esteem and valuation of all students, thus promoting academic success for all
  • prevent the violence education and violence between students, as well as the risks of radicalization
  • weave social cohesion and peace in the classroom and in life
  • be attentive to the needs of the planet.

Four types of skills are worked on in particular:

HUMAN - DISCERNMENT - CREATIVE RESOLUTION - COMMITMENT

These four skills are essential for education in the 21st century for:

  • to grow students
  • anticipate, prevent and curb violence
  • enable students to become agents of change
  • distinguish human beings from nearby robots.

It is an education for life that strengthens everyone's skills to act humanely, to think accurately, to formulate creative solutions to current challenges and to commit to the future of the world.

Definition updated on 1.6.2019.

Notes:
Education for a culture of peace differs frompeace education, a term that has become obsolete and narrow, referring to the old meaning of spreading the values ​​of peace against war in the minds of students.

Education for a culture of peace - the means for quality education

This concept, invoking the culture of peace rather than peace, has three advantages:

  • It evokes the close relational environment, rather than distant wars.
  • It may therefore be better appreciated by those who are suspicious of peace or who are in favor of just wars.
  • It explains its broad definition based on the human values ​​and skills necessary to build a shared culture of living well together. Read more

source: Seeds of peace