EXPLORING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PEACE TEACHINGS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Keywords:Peace, Teachings, Effectiveness, Sustainable, Policy.
Exploring the effectiveness of peace teachings is an important question that should be addressed to keep the sustainable development. Peace teachings have significant contributions in sustainable development. Peace teachings are included in the school curriculum but its effectiveness needs to be explored. Therefore, the major objective of this study is to explore the effectiveness of peace teachings for the sustainable development. Teaching techniques for peace are needed to be assessed for the effectiveness of peace teachings. To what extent classroom climate and school climate are supportive in enhancing the vision of peace in the students for the sustainable development. This question needs to be addressed continuously. Similarly, the selected content about peace should be revisited and revised within passage of time keeping in view youth contributions in sustainable development.Participants of the study were secondary school teachers and experts. Social studies curriculum concerning peace teachings at secondary school level and the classroom and school climate for peace teachings has been analyzed through thematic content analysis. Unstructured interview has be used as a tool of research. The findings of the study have explored the effectiveness of peace teachings for the sustainable development. The study has been significant in policy development to enhance the effectiveness of peace teachings for sustainable development.