The ‘Banking’ System of Teaching: Frowns and No Flowers Author: Jennifer Francesa Acio Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on 06/02/2009 One common adage that has remained permanently glued to my mind is that which goes, ‘We must practice what we preach’. I am writing from the humble perspective
“We have heard much about Albert Einstein’s brilliant, ground-breaking, and at times audacious contributions to physics; and we have heard how these contributions continue to guide, challenge, tease and perplex today’s physicists,” says UPEACE Rector Julia Marton-Lefèvre. But what would Einstein think about the modern-day issues of sustainable development and
The following speech, on the theme of Mathetics: a challenge for peace education, was presented by Dr Suman Shukla at the 18th IAEWP WORLD PEACE CONGRESS, held in Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Schools as systems of violence Author: Kyoon Grace Mwuese Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 06/14/2005 Category: Comment Violence perpetrated within schools or aided by school systems has become quite an issue of concern, not only for parents, school administrators and teachers, but also for peace advocates. Schools
This essay discusses an abbreviated model of education for peace and water rights.
Parts of this essay are adapted from the author's earlier
book: The Young Ecologist Initiative: Water Manual: Lesson Plans for Building Earth Democracy (Navdanya, 2007), co-authored with Vandana Shiva and Shreya Jani.
Fixing Obama’s Crooked Cabinet Author: Pandora Hopkins Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 08/15/2009 Category: Opinion I am a true-blue American citizen, I am a passionate believer in the two-party system, I am a proud Democrat, a member of the reach-across-the-aisle party that is showing the world how
John Holt on the Suzuki Method Author: John Holt Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 11/14/2007 Category: Book Review Before I say why I like these books, let me say a few words about how I came to know about Suzuki and what I now feel is good,
The Khmer Rouge regime and its genocidal aftermath have left a psychological legacy that has crippled the development of Cambodia. The Khmer Rouge regime collapsed almost three decades ago; however, the lack of a healing process for the victims of the trauma, the erosion of trust initiated by the regime,