Learning World: Teaching Tolerance

Learning World February 28, 2014

In conflicts across the world education has been crucial in helping to build lasting peace. In the right circumstances the classroom can be a garden where reconciliation and tolerance bloom.

Part 1 – Pupils of Peace, Ireland

Northern Ireland, which is still emerging from decades of sectarian violence, provides a good example of this. Divided communities have come together in special integrated schools where barriers are broken down and a culture of peace and mutual respect prevails.

Part 2 – Breaking Barriers, Croatia

How can a teacher in Croatia can build links between former enemies.

Part 3 – Music Mending Lives, Afghanistan

Music to help children recover from war in Afghanistan.