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Peacebuilding in Language Education: Innovations in Theory and Practice


Zuletzt aktualisiert: 21 Okt 2020

Edited by: Rebecca L. Oxford, María Matilde Olivero, Melinda Harrison, Tammy Gregersen

Multilingual Matters, 31st October 2020, ISBN: 9781788929783

This innovative, much-needed book shares powerful wisdom and practical strategies to help language teachers, teacher educators and peace educators communicate peace, contribute to peace and weave peacebuilding into classrooms and daily life. The clear, six-part Language of Peace Approach underlies more than 50 creative activities that can promote peacebuilding competence in secondary and post-secondary students, current and prospective educators and community members outside of academia. Chapters span the spectrum from cross-cultural peace education to the positive psychology of peace, from nonverbal peace language to transformative language teaching for peace, and from the needs of language learners to the needs of language educators. The book makes a unique and valuable contribution to the discussion of how we can live together peacefully in a changing world. Read more...