Education

10.08.2016

A nonviolent strategy to end war

A nonviolent strategy to end war

There is a long history of anti-war and peace activism. Much of this activism has focused on ending a particular war. Some of this activism has been directed at ending a particular aspect of war, such as the use of a type of weapon. Some of it has aimed to… »

07.08.2016

Dancing with teargas

Dancing with teargas

By Dominik Schlett Chilean student protests against their own educational system seem to last forever. Almost exactly five years after the most intense demonstrations since the end of Pinochet-Dictatorship, violence is capturing the streets of Santiago de Chile again. A day report. The sun lights bright at the 4th of… »

27.07.2016

The Psychology of Ideology and Religion

The Psychology of Ideology and Religion

  Two of the drivers of world affairs that manifest in the daily decisions that affect our lives are ideology and religion.  Ideology is the term widely used to describe the underlying set of values, myths, ideas, attitudes, beliefs and doctrine that shape the behavioral approach to political, economic, social,… »

26.07.2016

Conference Adopts Global Education Action Agenda to Implement SDGs

Conference Adopts Global Education Action Agenda to Implement SDGs

Analysis by Ramesh Jaura and Katsuhiro Asagiri GYEONGJU, South Korea (IDN) – Five months after the international community began implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) endorsed by world leaders in September 2015, representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and academia have finalized and adopted a global education… »

13.07.2016

The Delusion ‘I Am Not Responsible’

The Delusion ‘I Am Not Responsible’

One of the many interesting details to be learned by understanding human psychology is how a person’s unconscious fear works in a myriad of ways to make them believe that they bear no responsibility for a particular problem. This psychological dysfunctionality cripples a substantial portion of the human population in… »

10.07.2016

Jane Elliot does it again. Lessons on anti-discrimination

Jane Elliot does it again. Lessons on anti-discrimination

It came with the usual pile of FB rubbish, just a video, without a name. But I recognised her immediately because we have been using her in our Education for Active Nonviolence courses. It’s Jane Elliot and here she is again, not pontificating intellectually against racism and all forms… »

13.06.2016

India: When Muslim boy tops State level examination

India: When Muslim boy tops State level examination

An Assamese Muslim student tops the Secondary Education Board of Assam conducted High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination, which may not make a national headline, but if the boy appears the important tenth standard examination from a Hindu culture based institution, it can create extraordinary news… »

31.05.2016

Let’s not burst our only balloon

Let’s not burst our only balloon

If you start pumping air into a balloon, you should expect that eventually it will burst. Each balloon has specific limits to absorb air. Our world is like a balloon. Surprisingly, we are pumping air into it but not expecting any incident of bursting. We are told that it will… »

29.05.2016

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS School teachers visit Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, speak in a meeting on hate crimes and attend a plenary discussion on improvement in the status of Arabic language in schools By Neve Shalom -Wāħat al-Salām* (Oasis Of Peace)  Thursday 26 May 2016 On Tuesday, November 24 the Knesset marked… »

25.05.2016

Young People – The Model doesn’t fit any more

Young People – The Model doesn’t fit any more

By Mary Bolinbroke for Occupy London We live in a society that has spent many decades establishing a culture of pressures and materialistic milestones to push our kids into their future. Democracy built around corporations has neatly set up guidelines for our lives. Young people are now… »

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