Dates: July 24-August 19, 2012
Location: Online course
Conducted by: Teachers Without Borders
Course Instructors: Stephanie Knox Cubbon, Elspeth Macdonald, Ellen Feig
Course fees: $125
NPA Certificate Points: 2 CEUs: 1.4 NPA Course #: NCP17
Spheres of Peace: personal, social
The Teachers Without Borders Introduction to Peace Education course supports educators in their professional development as peace educators and connects them with like-minded colleagues around the world through a supportive virtual learning environment. The 3-part online course invites participants to learn about peace education theory and practice, and how to apply it to their personal and professional lives.
Module 2, the Scope of Peace Education, explores the different fields that fall within the broader umbrella of peace education, and includes the key theories, knowledge, values, and skills needed for the promotion of that field, and also includes one sample lesson. The lessons are here to serve as a practical guide on how to implement peace education principles, as well as to help get your creative ideas flowing about how you can design your own lessons for your context. The coursework consists of weekly discussion forums and assignments.
Participants will develop an understanding of the various fields that comprise the broader field of peace education
Participants will create practical peace education resources and projects through weekly assignments.
Participants will build an online community and support system of peace educators from around the world.
critical peace education, education for and about peace, human rights education, multicultural education, global citizenship education, conflict resolution education, environmental education, futures education, gender, disarmament education
Reflective thinking, critical thinking, online dialogue, intercultural communication, nonviolent communication, experiential learning
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