Ghana: Peace Education Working Group Meeting

Presented by: Victoria A. Osei, Curriculum Developer, West African Network for Peacebuilding, Ghana
Presented at: Sustainable Regional Education Efforts for Safer More Inclusive Communities Working Group, Heredia, Costa Rica
Date of Session: November 9 – 10, 2010

Session Description: An overview of the Ministry of Education’s efforts in Ghana to provide relevant and quality education for all Ghanaians. Efforts continue to create a separate peace education course, while to date, peace education, problem solving and values education have been integrated into several classes. Teachers receive training during their teacher preparation to ensure that they are familiar with the content and are capable of providing this material to students.