Education, Development and Peace

The course gives a broad overview of the study of the relationship between education, development and peace


In particular, the course gives an in-depth study of:

  • the relationship between education, modernization processes and violence/peace;

  • the relationship between the state and minorities in the field of education, with a specific focus on the relation between education, modernisation processes, assimilation/ integration and violence/ peace;

  • the influence of context on educational projects aimed at violence reduction or peace and the evaluation of educational projects in this area;

  • the relationship between peace/violence in the local environment, and peace/violence between states;

  • epistemological questions related to central concepts in peace education and evaluation of peace education programs.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryNorway
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUiT The Arctic University of Norway
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits10.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyEducation science
Teaching placeTromsø
Teaching termSpring
Tagseducationdevelopmentpedagogypeacemodernizationviolence
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