A Review of 12 Peace Education Learning Frameworks

And why you should make your own

This is my framework. You can learn more about it at the end of this article.

Towards proper use of peace-learning frameworks

A little background info

A Review of 12 Peace-learning Frameworks

1. Conceptual Framework: Peace Education for the Abolition of War

Source: Learning to Abolish War: Teaching Toward a Culture of Peace (2002) | by the Hague Appeal for Peace Global Campaign for Peace Education

2. Goals for Educating Humane and Responsible Citizens

Source: Featured in Learning to Abolish War: Teaching Toward a Culture of Peace (2002) | by the Hague Appeal for Peace Global Campaign for Peace Education. Originally in Reardon, B., Education for a Culture of Peace in a Gender Perspective, UNESCO, Paris, 2001.

3. A Holistic Framework for Peace Education

Source: Pathways to Building and Educating for a Culture of Peace, Toh Swee-Hin (S.H.Toh) U.N.-mandated University for Peace, Costa Rica Laureate, UNESCO Prize for Peace Education (2000)

4. Skills for Constructive Living

Source: The Inter-agency Peace Education Programme (PEP) materials (2005) | UNHCR, UNESCO, Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies

5. Thematic Model of Peace

Source: Learning the Way of Peace: a Teachers Guide to Peace Education (2001) | by UNESCO New Delhi and Regional Bureau for Communication and Information in Asia and the Pacific

6. Education for Peace Goals

Source: Learning to Live Together: Building Skills, Values and Attitudes for the Twenty-first Century (2004) | by UNESCO International Bureau of Education

7. Key Peace Education Themes

Source: Peace Education: A Pathway to a Culture of Peace Third Edition (2019) | by The Center for Peace Education at Miriam College

8. A Peacebuilder’s Competencies

Source: Transformative pedagogy for peacebuilding: a guide for teachers (2017) | by The International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa

9. Five Spheres of Peace

Source: A Conceptual Framework for Peace Education and Peacebuilding Programmes | by National Peace Academy

10. The Peacebuilding Competency Framework

Source: Adolescents as Peacebuilders Toolkit (2016) | by UNICEF Adolescent Development and Participation Section

11. Peace Education Competence Framework

Source: Designing Learning for Peace: Peace Education Competence Framework and Educational Guidelines (2016) | issued by Mainstreaming Peace Education Series, a co-operation of European civil society organizations

12. Everyday Peacebuilder Learning Framework

Source: me, for my website www.everydaypeacebuilding.com

Choosing (or designing) and applying your peace-learning framework

Peacebuilder, idealist, dreamer. www.everydaypeacebuilding.com

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