Volume : 1, Issue : 1, NOV 2015

Role of Education in Establishing Peace and Integrity

Dr.R. RAJARAJAN

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Peace, Peace Education, Peace Transaction.

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