Educating for a Peaceful World

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Abstract

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.

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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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