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How can schools build peace?

Our current theme Live, Love, Learn is all about peaceful & sustainable education. Questions of peace are at the forefront of our minds right now, but what does ‘peaceful education’ mean in practice? Our sister organisation Peacemakers works in schools to help children and staff develop the skills to understand and resolve conflict. For primary-age […]

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Equal Education for Girls

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This International Women’s Day we look at how our current theme Live, Love, Learn connects to struggles for equal education for girls and women. Across the world, more than 130 million girls are out of school today. There are many reasons girls do not continue their education, and we might stereotypically think of traditions that […]

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It’s our Birthday!

Many of us are feeling a bit down about the state of the world right now, but we have something small to celebrate: Peace Hub is 2 years old today: thanks to everyone who’s supported us to get this far! Our second year has been a busy one, spreading the word about peace & justice […]

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Peace Day Celebrations a Success!

Peace Hub joined up with our sister organisation Peacemakers to celebrate International Peace Day in style! Peacemakers (West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project) invited local schools to join in workshops exploring the Sustainable Development Goals.  These 17 goals, set by the UN, were the focus of this years’ Peace Day as ‘the building blocks for […]

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Keep Taking Action for Education

Photo: the Advocacy Project. It’s the final week of our Live, Love, Learn theme, but there are plenty of ways you can keep taking action to promote education for all. Thanks to everyone who’s written a message of solidarity for the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) and their Borderfree Street Kids school.  You can continue to […]

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New Resource: Learning for Peace

Peacemakers (our sister organisation) have published a book: Learning for Peace – a guide to developing outstanding SMSC in your Primary school. You’re warmly invited to the official launch of Learning for Peace 6-7pm on Weds 20th April 2016, at The Priory Rooms, Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF.  Light refreshments will be served.  Space will be limited […]

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Support #SafeSchools

Photo: A World at School A new petition has just been launched by the NGO A World at School (AWAS) which fits with our Live, Love, Learn theme: #SafeSchools. During times of conflict and war, education is often disrupted: normal routines and structures get broken, resources are diverted away to fund the conflict, and simply […]

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Global Days of Listening

“It makes you realise you are not alone.”  A member of the Afghan Peace Volunteers describes receiving messages of support from across the world. It was wonderful to listen in to the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) during one of their Global Days of Listening yesterday: they spoke to activists and supporters across the world and […]

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