Entre Rios Province celebrates its first-ever Peace Education Conference and gathers over 180 participants from urban and rural schools throughout the province to tackle violence prevention in schools and society and the serious social and educational challenges faced by children, teachers, and parents. The Peace Education Foundation, with generous support from the Adrian Dominican Sisters and the Irish Dominican Sisters of Cabra, provides conflict resolution training to all 180 educators and curricula to all school districts in the province. Local teachers, trained by Peace Education, teach conference participants how to use the Peacemaking Skills Curriculum for Early Childhood and Primary School Children using the I-Care Rules and I-Care Cat: We Listen to Each Other, Hands are for Helping not Hurting, We use I-Care Language, We care about each other’s feelings, We are responsible for what we say and do….Read More
7. “EDUCATING FOR PEACE & KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN ENTRE RIOS AND SANTA FE PROVINCES ARGENTINA” – Victoria, Argentina - September 21-28, 2017
Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:34:09 PM Asia/Calcutta
“Women and Peace in Colombia: Creating a Culture of Peace and Reconciliation” (“Mujeres y Paz: Curso de Cultura de Paz y Conciliación”), Piendamó, Valle del Cauca, Colombia - August 26-Sept. 30, 2017
Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:33:03 PM Asia/Calcutta
The Peace Education Foundation, in partnership with the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (The Pontifical Javeriana University), trained a cadre of university professors to promote “sustainable green communities for peace” by providing capacity building and leadership training to 81 indigenous “campesina” women from Piendamó in Colombia’s Cauca River Valley.Read More
“The Children come First” (“Primero Los Niños”)…Preventing Child Abuse and Domestic Violence in Colombia, “AFECTO” Child Abuse Prevention Conference Bogota, Colombia - July 24-26, 2017
Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:32:11 PM Asia/Calcutta
The Peace Education participates in the XXIV AFECTO Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse in Colombia:
“The Children Come First”. This interdisciplinary conference gathered close to 800 participants (Psychologists, Pediatricians, Nurses, Social Workers, Prosecutors, Judges, Child Welfare Services, Municipal Police, Military Police, Educators, etc.). The Peace Education Foundation conducts workshops during the conference on Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills to foster a climate of peace and reconciliation to aid in the Colombian Peace Process.Read More
“Peace Education Foundation and the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (The Pontifical Javeriana University) Partner for Peace”: Bogota, Colombia – April 25-30, 2017.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:30:54 PM Asia/Calcutta
As part of an ongoing collaborative agreement, faculty from the schools of Education and Political Science are trained by Peace Education Foundation facilitators in our dynamic Conflict Resolution and Mediation Model. They in turn are now conducting classes in the University’s School of Continuing Education and reaching remote rural indigenous communities impacted by decades of violent conflict with seminars that support and implement Colombia’s reconciliation and peace process and foster “sustainable green communities for peace.”
PEACE EDUCATION RWANDA…“Creating a Culture of Peace and Reconciliation for Children and Families” Kigali, Rwanda - January 22-31, 2017
Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:29:24 PM Asia/Calcutta
With a deep commitment to foster peace education in all Schools in Rwanda, The Rwanda Conference of Catholic Bishops – Secretariat for Education partners with the Peace Education Foundation to train more than 40 educators from all 9 dioceses in Rwanda in valuable Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation Skills and curricula using the Train-the-Trainer model. Its aim is to create Diocesan teams that can spread peace education to all Schools in the country sowing the seeds of peace and reconciliation for a future free of violence for the children of Rwanda.
Friday, September 8, 2017 11:08:03 AM Asia/Calcutta
After many years of collaboration, the Peace Education Foundation begins the year in its new home located on the beautiful campus of Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. This new chapter in our journey offers opportunities to grow the foundation and deepen our partnerships with Barry’s School of Education, faculty, staff, and students.
KENYAN CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS COMBAT EXTREMISM AND EDUCATE FOR PEACE IN CONFLICT ZONES NAIROBI, KENYA - JANUARY 13-22, 2017
Friday, September 8, 2017 11:07:02 AM Asia/Calcutta
The Peace Education Foundation carries out interfaith training and distributes PeaceWorks Curricula over 50 Catholic, Protestant and Muslim educators and pastoral ministers in collaboration with The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) – Commission for Education and Religious Education to ensure peaceful co-existence among Kenyans especially the warring communities.