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Peace Education Training WORKSHOP 2011


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The African Centre for Peace Building with endosemnt from the Ghana Education Service-GES and in partnership with The Global Educators For All Initiative-Nigeria organized a two Professional Certificate in Peace Education Workshop for teachers; staff of NGOs; youth, community, religious leaders, on July 30-31, 2011 at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Accra.

The Peace Education workshop, the first time for AFCOPB, drew eithty (80) participants (teachers, staff of NGOs, educationists, legal practitioners, members from tradinational authorities and students) from Ghana, Nigeria, Cemaroon, Liberia and UK.

The workshop was ushered in with a Peace Conference on the theme:'promoting global peace the role of teachers, youth and institution'.

There was an introductory lecture by Dr. Raphael Ogar Oko on the topic 'Fundamental Principles for Building a Global Culture of Peace' follow by:

i. From Theory to Practice Toward a Peaceful Classroom, School, and      Community, Mr. Aminu Dramani

ii. The Scope of Peace Education, Dr. Raphael Ogar Oko

The were open forum at the end of every section that provided the opportunity of participants to get answers to question.

To adequately equip participants to become effective Peace Educators, they are being assigned to online supervisors who would help them further understand the peace education concerpt and also help them write project work to get them qualify for the certification.


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Workshop Facilitators

Dr. Raphael Ogar Oko, International Coordinator-Global Educators For All Initiatives; TWB Peace Education Programme Initiator

Mr. Aminu Dramani, Conflict and Political Science Lecturer, KNUST



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