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Peace Education for Unity and Development

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The construction of peace and the promotion of development is the responsibility of individuals, groups and international society. Responsibilities, duties and rights exist at every level and form the basis of peace and development education programmes. The thrust of this paper is on peace education for unity and development. The paper examines the concept of peace education as conflicts resolution training for unity and development and peace education in schools. Conclusion and some recommendations were made in order to appreciate the need of peace education for every individual.
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  • Department of Economics, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Nigeria
  • Department of Curriculum / Instruction, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Nigeria
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