Values & Attitudes of Education for Peace

Awareness of values and attitudes underpin peace education and need to be addressed through the curriculum and the whole school. Education for Peace is founded on the following values and attitudes:

Awareness of values and attitudes underpin peace education and need to be addressed through the curriculum and the whole school. Education for Peace is founded on the following values and attitudes:

  • Respect for others regardless of race, gender, age, nationality, class, sexuality, appearance, political or religious belief, physical or mental ability.
  • Empathy – a willingness to understand the views of others from their standpoint.
  • A belief in positive change by individuals and groups of people.
  • Appreciation of and respect for diversity.
  • Self esteem – accepting the intrinsic value of oneself.
  • Commitment to nonviolence, equity and social justice.
  • Concern for the environment and understanding of our place in the eco-system.
  • Commitment to equality.