Educating for a Peaceful World

Part of the SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice book series (BRIEFSPIONEER, volume 31)


This article outlines a program of what schools can do to encourage the values, attitudes, and knowledge that foster constructive rather than destructive relations, which prepare children to live in a peaceful world. It describes four key components of such programs: cooperative learning, conflict resolution training, the constructive use of controversy in teaching subject matters, and the creation of dispute resolution centers in schools.


Conflict Resolution Cooperative Learning Positive Interdependence Peaceful World Cooperative Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Teacher’s CollegeColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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