The International Education Peacebuilding Nexus

By: David J. Smith, December 2, 2014 International Education Week (IEW),  jointly sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, is an opportunity to promote global approaches to teaching and learning.  This year it was held November 17-21, 2014, though educational programs are often held before and after the official week.Continue reading “The International Education Peacebuilding Nexus”

35 U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges Supporting Peacebuilding Initiatives

By David J. Smith, June 18, 2014 I recently updated my list of North American Community College Peacebuilding Programs. Currently, 35 U.S. and Canadian community colleges are supporting peacebuilding programs and initiatives.   These efforts include peace studies, conflict resolution, social justice, justice studies, human rights (including genocide and related areas), and mediation. Programs exist inContinue reading “35 U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges Supporting Peacebuilding Initiatives”

Northwest Vista College Hosts 1st Annual Peace and Conflict Summer Workshop

Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, TX hosted its first annual peace and conflict summer workshop June 10-14, 2013. The workshop was cosponsored by St. Mary’s University.   Funding to support the workshop was provided through the Public Education for Peacebuilding Support program sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Peace. Over the course of 4Continue reading “Northwest Vista College Hosts 1st Annual Peace and Conflict Summer Workshop”