Promoting independent learning and thinking

Promoting independent learning and thinking

I’m Chris berry I’m a science teacher my area of teaching his physics and marine studies but I teach junior science as well under the new Australian Curriculum the school is Samaras College in Wollongong where and all girls catholic school but we’re an independent school run by the Good Samaritan sisters what we’ve looked Read more about Promoting independent learning and thinking[…]

John Hunter: Can 4th Graders Teach World Peace?

John Hunter: Can 4th Graders Teach World Peace?

The World Peace Game is a 4 foot by 4 foot by 4 foot Plexiglas towering structure. It’s basically a geopolitical simulation that my group of students from nine years old — I usually teach elementary school, but up to high school and even young adult — they play around this gigantic structure to solve Read more about John Hunter: Can 4th Graders Teach World Peace?[…]

Peace Education in South Africa: Katlehong

Peace Education in South Africa: Katlehong

It’s difficult to appreciate life in townships because it’s dangerous. You can’t even leave your door unlocked, or the windows open at night, and it’s hot. Our country, we are not at peace. People are fighting. People are smoking drugs. They think that drugs will help them to be at peace. I actually was bitter, Read more about Peace Education in South Africa: Katlehong[…]

Stop Ebola by David Dube & Peace Fighters International

Stop Ebola by David Dube & Peace Fighters International

How are you? What’s up? Any news? There is danger for life! It is contagious and it brings tears of suffering to our country. Together we can eliminate the virus that will infect us. I feel a lot of bitterness when I see my brothers and sisters here are dying. Let’s fight all together to Read more about Stop Ebola by David Dube & Peace Fighters International[…]

Youth as Advocates for Peace & Conflict Transformation

Youth as Advocates for Peace & Conflict Transformation

There are more than one billion young people around the world, of which approximately 600 million live in conflict-affected areas. Like women and children, youth are extremely vulnerable in conflict zones. They face issues such as legacies of past violence, un- and underemployment, lack of livelihood opportunities and marginalization, poor governance and weak political participation. Read more about Youth as Advocates for Peace & Conflict Transformation[…]

Seeds of Peace: Building Peace at Summer Camp

Seeds of Peace: Building Peace at Summer Camp

Marvin Kalb: Young people can be important players in the search for peace. They may see opportunities for resolving conflict that are beyond the imagination of their elders. They are less burdened with traumas of the past. And, as future leaders, they are motivated to shape the world they will inherit. “Seeds of Peace,” which Read more about Seeds of Peace: Building Peace at Summer Camp[…]

The 10 th anniversary of the liberation of Warsaw. 1955.

The 10 th anniversary of the liberation of Warsaw. 1955.

Warsaw. The capital of the Polish People’s Republic. It has been 10 years since the day that Soviet warriors, together with military units of the first Polish Army, liberated Warsaw from the German invaders. The working people of Poland have revived this beautiful city, with the support of the Soviet people. Manifestation of youth held Read more about The 10 th anniversary of the liberation of Warsaw. 1955.[…]

Pianos for Peace

Pianos for Peace

[Marissa Balonon-Rosen] [0:10] I’m an urban youth studies major at the University of Rochester and I’m also a music theory major at the Eastman School of Music. [0:20] My main instrument is classical piano, and I was lucky enough in second grade here in Rochester, they offered piano lessons during the day. So once a Read more about Pianos for Peace[…]

Youth & Community Development Overview – Peace Corps

Youth & Community Development Overview – Peace Corps

Peace Corps is a life-defining leadership experience. Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing assistance in a variety of program areas, including youth and community development. Peace Corps volunteers act as catalysts for change in a wide variety of locally sustainable projects, working with students, parents, and other community Read more about Youth & Community Development Overview – Peace Corps[…]

Mom’s Grief Inspires Walk for Peace

Mom’s Grief Inspires Walk for Peace

(Mary Long) My son, Eric, Eric Williams, was murdered three blocks from this very ground that we’re standing on. My name is Mary Long and I’m a member of Ingleside- Whitfield United Methodist Church. I was about 13 years old, that’s when I started using drugs, and that journey took me down a spiral down Read more about Mom’s Grief Inspires Walk for Peace[…]