Category: Peace and Conflict

Education is the Key to Peace

As we all know, our individual and collective worlds can change in an instant. World View joins many around the world to grieve recent attacks on innocent people.

Posted in Community College, Featured News, Human Rights, K-12, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict

World Wise Schools – Peace Corps Global Connections Pilot

Want to tap into the unique knowledge and experience volunteers can bring to your classroom project or lesson? World Wise Schools is looking for educators like you to join a pilot program.

Posted in Classroom Connections & Projects, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, K-12, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict

Iraqi Refugee Art Exhibit

May 13-15, 2016 William Peace University, Flowe Academic Building, Raleigh NC Flowe Academic Building is located along N. Blount Street at Pace Street

Posted in 9-12, Art & Music, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, Mid-East, Migration, Peace and Conflict

Free Magazine for Kids about the Global Refugee Crisis

Today, an estimated 30 million children are on the run. They have fled their homes because of brutal violence, extreme poverty, or both. The newest edition of UNICEF ACT magazine for kids, “Children on the Move,” provides a comprehensive and child-friendly look

Posted in 6-8, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, K-5, Mid-East, Migration, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

The Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education – Summer 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the Jan Karski Institute that will take place on July 10-17, 2016 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.. Teachers interested in participating in the program should apply here by the April 15, 2016 deadline.

Posted in 9-12, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

Film Screening: Timbuktu

Thursday, February 18 | Doors at 6:00pm, Movie at 6:30pm Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH

Posted in 9-12, Africa, Community College, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, Mid-East, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

FREE Workshop – Witnessing the Witness: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina

March 4-5, 2016 Chapel Hill Public Library “Witnessing the Witnesses: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina” will diversify participant understanding of Holocaust history, providing them with skills to help their students think deeply about the lives and experiences of individuals,

Posted in Community College, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, K-12, Language Arts, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies, World Religions

Resources for helping students understand the recent attacks

In the wake of attacks that occurred in Paris last week, we struggle to understand the tragic events, we grieve the loss of innocent lives and those injured as we witness varied responses by government and community leaders. Unfortunately, the

Posted in Community College, Europe, Featured News, K-12, Mid-East, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict, Uncategorized

Making Real-World Connections

A Reflection on UNC World View’s Community College Symposium: Global Human Rights and Social Justice and meeting author, Christo Brand by Kayla Schliewe, Class of 2016 Never did I dream that my senior year at Carolina I would have the

Posted in Africa, Community College, Featured News, Human Rights, News, Peace and Conflict