International Journal of Innovation in Teaching and Learning (IJITL)
International Islamic University, Islamabad

Peace Education: Perspective of GCET’S Principals in Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Rabia Khurshid
 

Abstract

This study examines the current status of the peace education in the society. The problem of the study was to investigate the role and significance of peace education in the society. The major objectives of the study were to highlight the current status of peace education in society and to assess the need and importance of peace education in our society. The sample consisted of 10 heads of government colleges for elementary teachers. Structured interviews were conducted to get the required information which consisted of 05 items related to the various aspects of peace education. The findings of the study revealed that most of the respondents generally knew about peace education but there is still a need to organize program for better awareness of the importance of peace education. The respondents were of the opinion that electronic and print media can be effectively used for the promotion of the peace education. It was recommended that peace education may be integrated in school curriculum so that the benefits could be disseminated to the future generation of Pakistan on more sustainable basis.
Keywords: Peace education, GCETs, Principals, AJ&K