PEACE EDUCATION AND PEACE-BUILDING IN MAINSTREAM EDUCATION SYSTEM
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Keywords

Peace education
Peace-building
Mainstream education system
Integration
Perception of stakeholders

How to Cite

Zarif, T., Urooj, S., & Munir, R. (2019). PEACE EDUCATION AND PEACE-BUILDING IN MAINSTREAM EDUCATION SYSTEM. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 58(1), 199–214. https://doi.org/10.46568/jssh.v58i1.139

Abstract

Globally human societies are battling with diverse challenges from socio-cultural apprehension to the wave of religious extremism & conflicts consequently it is a quite high time for human societies and its stakeholders to come up with the possible applied framework with solutions to face these challenges. The one specific solution is to aware of the new generation by educating them to adopt a positive attitude to resolve the issues of conflicts. Keeping the above view there is a need for introducing peace education and Peace-building in the mainstream education system at all levels. The primary objective of the current study was to explore the perception of senior University teachers as internal stakeholders of education system regarding the need for Peace Education & Peacebuilding in the mainstream education system at higher education level specifically. The selected population was public sector Universities of District Shaheed Benazirabad while the sample was thirty percent randomly selected senior teachers of three departments. The data was collected with the help of a questionnaire which was structured on the fivepoint Likert scale. The data were analyzed accordingly. The study revealed the different aspects of peace education and Peace-building. The findings recommended that high importance should be given to peace education in the mainstream education system.

https://doi.org/10.46568/jssh.v58i1.139
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Copyright (c) 2019 Dr. Tayyaba Zarif, Dr. Safia Urooj, Dr. Rizwana Munir

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