World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

March 3, 2011

Building A Culture of Peace For A Civil Society

Table of Contents

Preface ……………………………………………………………………………………. v

Acknowledgements …………………………………………………………………………………… vii

1. Ethics and Values Education: As a Means of Building a Culture of Peace for
a Civil Society -The Nigerian Case …………………………………………………………………… 1
Benedicta Chiwokwu Ausiobo

2. Education: The Means to Divinity ………………………………………………………………….. 13
Prasanth Mathew

3. HumanDignity, Decency, and Integrity as the Sine Qua Non of Human Rights
Education: A Conceptual and Practical Framework to Create a Culture of Peace …………………………….. 35
Daya Sing Sandhu

4. Method of Moral Education to Foster Human Relationships ……………………………………………… 39
Yumiko Suzuki
Atsuko Morikawa

5. The DEPOWA Green Corps Project: Rehabilitation Programme for Youth
in Military and Police Communities in Nigeria …………………………………………………………. 49
Eno Edem

6. Re-arranging the Fragments: Towards the Ecology of Education …………………………………………. 61
Remedios Nalundasan-Abijan

7. Educationists and Media People’s Views of Globalization of Environmental
Education to Enhance Informed Decision Making for a Green and Sustainable
Environment ………………………………………………………………………………………. 83
Geetha Janet Vitus

8. Education for Indigent Community Members: The UPHR Model for Human
Rights Development …………………………………………………………………………………. 91
Carmelita G. Hernandez
Norietta C. Tansio

9. The Impact of Identity Development on Social Justice Skills ………………………………………….. 99
Douglas F. Warring

10. Towards an Educational Culture of Intercultural Understanding,
inclusion and Respect: Values Underlying the Language(s) of Use in
Publications and by Associations …………………………………………………………………….. 119
Peter J. Heffernan

11. Language Teaching and World Peace ………………………………………………………………… 131
Ismail Mirici
Zekai Özturk
Cem Barlas Arslan

12. Relationship Between Socio-Cultural Factors, Girl-Child Enrolment
and Schools Retention in Nigeria …………………………………………………………………….. 137
Mohammed Ben-Yunusa

13. The Effect of Discrimination on Peace and Education ………………………………………………… 143
Songül Kilimci
Müfit Gömleksiz
Ruken Akar-Vural

14. Curriculum Implications of Achieving Basic Education Objectives Through
Adult Education in Nigeria ………………………………………………………………………….. 159
Mohammed Ben-Yunusa

15. The UP Collegiate Extension School: A Potent Medium For Achieving
And Development ……………………………………………………………………………………. 169
Norietta C. Tansio
Essem Zisenia S. Marquez

16. Mathematics and Science for Parent and Child Experiences (MSPACE):
Curricular Implications for Pre-Service Teachers ………………………………………………………. 185
Genesis G. Camarist
Myra Angelie S. De Los Santos
Ruth A. Gelvezon-Lebes
Jonathan C. Glorial
Arturo S. Souribio

17. Recycling War Trash: Partnership to Promote a Culture of Peace ………………………………………. 213
Ofelia Durante

18. Building Balanced and Sustainable Educational Assets for Peace
Through Home, School and Community …………………………………………………………………… 219
Marilyn Higgins

19. Building Leisure Education in Thai Schools: A Prevention Strategy
For At-Risk Youth ………………………………………………………………………………….. 243
Suvimol Tangsujjapoj