Author: Margaret Sinclair (ed.)
Year: 2013
Full Citation: Sinclair, M. (Ed.) (2013). Learning to live together: Education for conflict resolution, responsible citizenship, human rights and humanitarian norms. Doha, Qatar: Protecting Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC).
Overview: The book is divided into three parts.
  • Part One provides a brief overview of education for learning to live together, including in chapter 1 an overview of core subject matter, in chapter 2 the challenges of teaching for personal values and behaviour development, and in chapter 3 the importance of having a clearly defined and holistic policy accepted by key stakeholders, and effective implementation.
  • Part Two comprises chapters contributed by practitioners and specialists. Section A of Part Two presents some reflections on the challenges of teaching for values development and behaviour change, and on the use of textbooks in this regard. Section B comprises four case studies that focus on or include education for citizenship. Section C presents three cases focused on education for peace, together with a review of peace education in Muslim societies. Section D introduces human rights education and education designed to explore humanitarian law. Section E reviews problems of and possibilities for teaching about a conflictual past. Section F focuses on the development of national and international policy and planning to better align education with the goals of peacebuilding and respect for human rights.
  • Finally, Part Three offers some recommendations for future action.

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