Peace Education is a structured, multi-disciplinary program that develops a child’s self-expression and critical thinking through five key pillars: Debating, Human Rights Awareness, Peace Buidling, Advocacy and Leadership.
The Ducere Foundation Peace Education Program is build on the Botswana tradition of the kgotla, a place for peaceful resolution of conflict demonstrating a thousands year old tradition of democracy.
Teachers and Ducere Mentors work together using the Dūcere Peace Manual – a guide that contains subject outlines and activities for children to apply what they have learnt. Reading materials cover a broad range of topics from animal rights to child persecution, all of which are customised for cultural sensitivities and national relevancy. Topics are explored together in a Peace Club setting that is both age-appropriate and productive, covering the five key pillars: