FOR TEACHING PEACE
[Note: this is a Work-In-Process. We learn from every new Centre For Teaching Peace created. Everyone has a unique piece of the puzzle to bring, which we recognize and honour. Are we doing our best? That is our quest – we invite your consideration and contribution to help us serve in the highest and best interests of the Universe and all concerned.]
We host Holistic Education and Community Development
training, workshops, speakers and conferences regularly, for example:
Holistic Education and Community Development, and the ‘big picture’,
to teach Holistic Education and Community Development (Holistic Education and
Community Development pedagogy),
Education and Community Development leadership and servant leadership,
Education and Community Development psychology,
and creative thinking,
independence, cooperation, competition, community and citizenship,…
space technology (how to make every meeting and classroom open to maximum
difficult and crucial conversations
Education and Community Development education at the family level and good
host several email listservers and events, to provide tools for communication,
networking, dialogue and information dissemination.
have created a Foundation, to raise resources for Holistic Education and
have opened the first Community Centre for Teaching Peace and Peace Café in
Hamilton with plans for Community Centres across the country and around the
world. It is a safe space, where visitors can participate in
discussions and workshops, make use of the Holistic
Education and Community Development library, or find out more about local, and territorial Holistic
Education and Community Development organizations.
web site under development will work as a resource for Holistic Education and
Community Development 24/7.
are creating Distance Learning Programs, and video assisted training, available
through the Internet.
develop an inventory of Community groups and individuals who are providing
Holistic Education and Community Development services, and carry their
information where available. When
visitors require special services available in the community, we can refer them
to the inventory.
requested, we can facilitate
an assessment of a Community’s Holistic Education and
Community Development (eg. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats),
a Community Development strategic plan, developed by
the community for the community (for optimum buy-in), including:
- Refine Vision and goals
- Develop Operating Plan (modus operandi)
- Draft timelines, budgets
- Assign responsibilities
- Initiate resource raising
- Develop accountability reporting
- Develop “Focus Reporting” (i.e. results indicators in key success areas)
Community Development mentoring and training
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