Peace Building through Early Childhood Education
Three experts talk about why integrating peace education into early childhood education has a positive long-term effect on peace.
NEW YORK, United States of America, 19 November 2013 – Evidence shows that the early years of life are strong predictors for individual health and development, as well as cognitive and social-emotional development.
In this podcast, UNICEF spoke with three experts who believe that integrating peace education into early childhood education has a positive long-term effect on peace. Kyle D. Pruett is a Professor of Child Psychiatry at Yale University, Michael Evans is the Founder and Executive Director of Full Court Peace – an organization that brings together young people in at-risk communities through basketball – and Siobhan Fitzpatrick is Chief Executive of Early Years, an organization based in Northern Ireland that promotes high-quality child care.
Access the podcast here.
Full story by Rudina Vojvoda (UNICEF) here.
This is not work for the weak. This is work for the courageous. The appetite for peace is part of human nature.