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 How to Be a Peaceful School

How to Be a Peaceful School

Practical Ideas, Stories and Inspiration

Edited by Anna Lubelska

Quick Overview

Promote peace at school with this practical guide, which provides a simple four step system for improving wellbeing and nurturing the potential of pupils and staff. It is full of easy-to-implement anti-stress and anti-bullying strategies, plus ideas for getting children interested in peace on a global level.
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Paperback / softback
2018, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 224pp
ISBN: 9781785921568
£14.99

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Description

Peace is needed now more than ever in schools, by pupils and teachers alike. This inspiring guide provides primary, secondary and special schools with practical methods to improve pupil and teacher wellbeing, combat bullying, and promote peace both inside and outside the school gates.

The founder of the Peaceful Schools Movement, Anna Lubelska, has brought together ideas and stories from teachers and charity workers to present a simple four step system for promoting positive peace in individuals, relationships, the school community and the world. It covers how to reduce stress, promote positive mental health, resolve conflict, nurture the potential of each individual, and encourage children to develop peacemaking skills and values. This holistic resource is equally beneficial for children and staff, and transforms school environments for the better.

Reviews

'The importance of establishing peaceful schools in our society cannot be overstated as the development of pupils takes place in the early formative school education period when there is a better chance of them becoming peaceful and enlightened citizens or go the wrong way in life. Gandhi said, 'If we wish to create a lasting peace we must begin with the children'.
Anna Lubelska, along with list of distinguished contributors have done great service in producing the book, 'How to Be a Peaceful School' and also in presenting simple practical steps for building peaceful schools. To develop peacekeeping skills, cultivate values and promote positive peace, this book should be an essential reading for pupils and teachers everywhere.'
- Vijay Mehta is the Chair of Uniting for Peace and author of ‘Peace Beyond Borders’