The Implementation of Peace Education in Kenya

Abstract:

Conflict is an inevitable situation in human life that occurs at the individual, communal, national and the International level. Conflict that has escalated to violence has been experienced all over the world with Africa has been a prime suspect in internal violent conflicts. It is in light of the 2007/8 election conflicts that the Ministry of Education, together with Non-governmental organizations, UNESCO and UNICEF focused on the implementation of Peace Education in Kenya at the school setting and the non-formal setting. Peace Education has been embarked on as a method of ensuring that conflicts can be handled without resulting to violence. This study explores the role of Peace Education in the search of Kenya's security and Peace. It looks at the connection between Peace Education and the discipline of Peace and Conflict Studies. It further investigates its pedagogy and its effectiveness to the students in relation to resolving conflict and building a culture of peace. It also investigates if Peace Education has initiatives at the community level has to reinforce its implementation process in Kenya. Data for this research will be retrieved from books from the United States International University library and the Ministry of Education, Journal articles, media, Conference, research and review papers, newspaper articles as well as internet sources. This research aims to raise critical questions for peace makers and the discipline of International Relations on the role of Peace Education in achieving global peace. It also advises Education policy makers on the methodologies to engage in Peace Education in order to achieve long lasting Peace in Kenya.
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APA

Ouda, O (2024). The Implementation of Peace Education in Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-implementation-of-peace-education-in-kenya

MLA 8th

Ouda, Okemo "The Implementation of Peace Education in Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 03 May. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/the-implementation-of-peace-education-in-kenya. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Ouda, Okemo . "The Implementation of Peace Education in Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 03 May. 2024. Web. 15 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-implementation-of-peace-education-in-kenya >.

Chicago

Ouda, Okemo . "The Implementation of Peace Education in Kenya" Afribary (2024). Accessed June 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-implementation-of-peace-education-in-kenya