Use Peace Day 21 September as a platform to empower young people to become the driving force behind the vision of a united, and sustainable world.
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela
Peace education is at the top of our agenda. By supplying you with education resources and services so that you can continue to encourage the next generation to become peace builders of the future, we hope that you will raise awareness of Peace Day 21 September.
Peace Day 21 September provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate peace education by organising your own activity.
If you would like to join the thousands marking the day and need some inspiration for your own Peace Day event please take a look at some of the highlights from Peace Day 2015 or go to our Get Involved page. And please don't forget to let us know what you are going to do on our activities form or by email.
Global Peace Education Resources; interactive lesson plans exploring issues such as anti-bullying, conflict resolution and global citizenship. Built by educators for educators, the ultimate goal of our resources is to drive debate and practical action amongst millions of students worldwide.
A strong network of educators covering over 140 countries; a platform that brings together over 9,000 schools and education institutions, and provides teachers and students practical ideas for Peace Day activities.
Peace Talks; the opportunity for your classroom to speak with our organisation to discover more about the Peace Day journey and to engage in conversation about your ideas for Peace Day.
Peace Day activity toolkit; a simple guidance document to assist you in the planning and execution of a fantastic Peace Day event, in addition it provides plenty of ideas to encourage young peacemakers to make a difference.
Inspire and empower your students to use and apply their knowledge and skills in the name of peace!
The free, media-rich resources explore issues such as intercultural cooperation, conflict resolution and ending bullying, in addition they highlight the power of sport, music, dance, art and drama within the peace landscape.
Our global peace education resources are available in the 6 official languages of the United Nations (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin and Russian) these resources have been accessed by thousands of educators in nearly every country of the globe.
Click here to join the Schools' Network and gain access to our full range of peace education support tools, including our Global Peace Education Resources and a dynamic range of peace projects covering many curriculum areas, and opportunities to collaborate directly with schools locally and internationally to truly give your students a sense of intercultural cooperation.
Here are just a few shots of how members of the Schools' Network have marked Peace Day:
Our Peace Talks project uses Skype to enable Jeremy to speak to students in classrooms around the world, mobilising a generation of young people in support of Peace Day. Peace Talks have taken place with students in over 50 countries globally.
If you would like your school to participate in a Peace Talk please contact us by email.
Take a look at a selection of previous Peace Talks:
Your one-stop shop for teaching peace.
Peace provides a compelling purpose for educational activities. This area shares an ever-growing library of dynamic and exciting peace projects from a community of organisations and individuals all over the world. The projects cover a wide spectrum of the curriculum, permitting year-round peace education as a basis for pupils to bring to life their activities on Peace Day each year, alongside millions of others across the globe.