Volume : 1, Issue : 1, NOV 2015

Role of Education in Establishing Peace and Integrity



Peace Education is gaining popularity, among society, organizations, and government agencies recognize the importance of such education. The aim of peace education is to draw out, enrich, deepen and place in context students’ thinking about the concept of peace. There are many approaches to peace education, many of which are based on ideology, practical experience, and good intentions. Peace may depend on educating future generations into the competencies, perspectives, attitudes, values, and behavioral patterns that will enable them to build and maintain peace in 21st century. The need for peace education is greater than ever before with a holistic approach to get credibility, status and accountability, peace education is more relevant in view of the recent terrorist attack on World Trade Centre on September 11, 2002, attack on Indian Parliament on December 13, 2001 and the mounting tension for show down between India Pakistan, US and Iraq at present. This article discusses the idea through which awareness about peace education can be created. The authors stressed on imparting peace education in schools.


Peace, Peace Education, Peace Transaction.

Article : Download PDF

Cite This Article

Article No : 13

Number of Downloads : 154


[1] Clark, I. (2001). The post-Cold War order: The spoils of peace.
Oxford: Oxford University Press.
[2] Deutsch, M. (1949). A theory of cooperation and competition.
Human Relations, 2, 129–152.
[3] Johnson D. W., & Johnson, F. (2009). Joining together: Group
theory and group skills (9th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
[4] UNESCO: (1994) UNESCO”s culture of peace programme
[5] Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, R. (1996a). Conflict resolution and
peer mediation programs in elementary and secondary
schools: A review of the research. Review of Educational
Research, 66(4), 459–506.
[6] Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, R. (1996b). Cooperative learning
and traditional American values. NASSP Bulletin, 80(579),
[7] Hicks, D., 1985. Education for peace: issues, dilemmas and
alternatives. Lancaster: St. Martin's College.
[8] Poon, M., Pike, R., & Tjosvold, D. (2001). Budget participation,
goal interdependence and controversy: A student of a Chinese
publ i c uti l i ty. Management Accounti ng Research, 12,