World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

September 2, 2015

Peace Education and the Task for Peace Educators

Editors:
Terrance R. Carson
Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Hendrik D. Gideonse
College of Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Contents

Table of Contents

Preface ………………………………………………………………. 1
Estela C. Matriano

Introduction ………………………………………………………….. 5
Terrance R. Carson

Part I – Historical Perspective on Peace Education ……………………….. 8

Chapter One – Peace Education and the Schools:
What can we Learn from History ………………………………………….. 10
Ken Osborne

Chapter Two – Some Current Controversies in the New Peace Education
Movement: Debates and Perspectives ………………………………………. 25
Nigel Young

Part II – Present Context ………………………………………………. 35

Chapter Three – Peace Education and Curriculum ……………………………. 37
Robin Burns

Chapter Four – Peace Education: The Asian Experience ………………………. 41
Virginia Cawagas

Chapter Five – Learning Through Action in a Violent Environment:
An Experience Of Adult Non-Formal Education at the Grass Roots Level ………… 49
Jaime Diaz

Chapter Six – The Relationship of Feminism to Peace and Peace Education ……… 57
Birgit Brock-Utne

Part III – Nurturing Children as a Starting Point for Peace Education ……….. 64

Chapter Seven – The Infinite Capacity of the Child: The Foundation of
Education For Peace ……………………………………………………. 66
Mildred Masheder

Chapter Eight – Problems of War and Peace in The Child’s World ……………. 71
Lennart Vriens

Part IV – Problems of Teaching in Transforming Culture …………………….. 80

Chapter Nine – A Pedagogy for Peace ……………………………………… 82
John Hurst

Chapter Ten – Towards a Transpolitics: The Role of the Peace Educator ……….. 90
Peter Dale Scott

Current Addressed of Contributors ……………………………………….. 106