Education for the Prevention of Intergroup Conflicts

Md Intekhab, Alam Khan
2017 An International Journal of Research & Innovation)   unpublished
This research paper explains the role of education, especially emerging global emphasis on peace education for the prevention of conflicts. Through a brief discussion of the researches in the field, the paper aims to draw the attention toward the significance of peace education in developing a culture of peace in societies. Education transforms the mindset of individuals who organise into different groups and engage in violence. Through education aimed at overcoming prejudices, ignorance,
more » ... l thinking, and a proclivity toward stereotyping, people can learn to live together amicably, and if disputes arise, they can resolve through problem-sharing approach. In conclusion, the paper emphasize the importance of peace education for children as they can inculcate the habit of living together peacefully and resolve differences with others amicably.