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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25657

Title: Assessing the Impact of Peace Education Training Programs: A Case Study of UNESCO-APCEIU
Authors: Kester, Kevin Andrew Jason
Advisor: Schugurensky, Daniel
Goodman, Anne
Department: Adult Education and Counselling Psychology
Keywords: Peace Education
Teacher Training
International Education
UNESCO
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2011
Abstract: Each year the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), operating under the auspices of UNESCO, hosts a peace education training-of-trainer’s program for teacher-educators from across the Asia-Pacific. In this thesis, I examine through a qualitative case study approach the programmatic design and evaluation of the APCEIU training program, seeking to monitor its medium-term impact on educators. The research is framed within a larger study of peace education programs around the world. Frameworks of peace education conceptualized by Betty Reardon and Swee-hin Toh, and critical approaches to peace and development as animated by Paulo Freire and Johan Galtung, provide the theoretical foundations for the study. Research findings are based on consultation records, documentary analysis, observations, and questionnaire responses from evaluations of the 2009 program. In the medium-term impact assessment report, 14 educators offered data pertaining to their post-program implementation of peace education concepts and practices in their work.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25657
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