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Peace Education Training

Photo of 2011 Peace Education Training participants at the Intitute of African Studies, University of Ghana-Accra

Photo of 2011 Peace Education Training participants at the Intitute of African Studies, University of Ghana-Accra

The programme aims at equipping the youth and leaders with peace education skills to become effective peace educators in society.

The Centre beliefs that there can only be a total peace one day if the younger generation are told and equipped enough with knowledge of what constitute peace. In this light they can pursue the peace building agenda.

Objectives: At the end of the programme, participants would:

  1. Understand what constitute peace and conflict
  2. Acquire effective adult and peer peace teaching skills
  3. Project writing skills
  4. Able to write and implement practical peace education projects

Target Group: One is eligible to participate in the Certificate programme if one falls in the bellow categories.

  1. Teachers in basic, junior, senior high schools and tertiary institutions
  2. Leaders of youth groups, clubs, and associations
  3. Staff of NGO’s and Civil Servants
  4. Youth Leaders of Political Parties
  5. Students in Tertiary Educational Institutions
  6. Religious and community leaders

Certificate of Teaching Mastery in Peace Education (CTMPE)

Requirement: Should have attended all the sections of the three to five day course. They are also required to write project on practical lesson plan; community event; youth development project; or anything else you think is most fitting to your environment.

During the training sections, each participant in the CTMPE would be assigned to online project Supervisor/Coach who would review their projects. The project takes a maximum of five months for completion. The project work is done at the comfort of the candidate and sent to the supervisor via email. There would also be a email communication with the supervisor regarding corrections and recommendations. 

 
 
 
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