Teacher resources: conflict and peace

Teacher resources: conflict and peace
January 10, 2014 Dave Fullerton
In ideas, resources, social cohesion

For several years we’ve been providing teachers with resources to use within the mainstream school curriculum.

Through film, photography and journalism, the personal encounters with survivors and perpetrators of the genocide challenge students to think through the ideas and actions which either lead to conflict or build peace. They also hold out the possibilities for recovery, unity and hope.

“Entirely focused on being useful for a busy teacher who wants to challenge students but has no time to develop lessons like this.”  David Whitcombe, Emanuel School, NSW.

There are currently twenty-two lessons covering global education, History, Psychology, English, Legal Studies, Social and Values education, Geography and Social Sustainability. All lessons come with a detailed lesson plan and most include beautifully formatted sets of presentation slides and handout sheets ready for printing or photocopying.

They’re available as individual downloads or as a complete lesson pack. The full set of lessons, plus all the films (in 1280×720 HD) is also available on USB.

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What people are saying

  • “We get cooped up in school - this showed us there is more to life than just what we’re used to.”
    Year 9 studentBerwick Secondary College, Victoria
  • “This has changed the way I take things for granted.”
    Year 10 studentParkwood Secondary College, VIctoria
  • "Entirely focused on being useful for a busy teacher who wants to challenge students but has no time to develop lessons like this." [On the Conflict and Peace lesson resources]
    David WhitcombeEmanuel School, New South Wales
  • “I am teaching the Rwandan unit at the moment and it is going amazingly well. The students are really engaged and some have responded and connected in ways that I could never have imagined.” [Conflict and Peace curriculum resources]
    Skye StaudTeacher, Berry Street School, Noble Park.