Intercultural Peace Education in Crimean Educational Institutions: Knowledge, Skills and Values

Presented by: Iryna Brunova-Kalisetska, Tavrida National Vernadsky University
Presented at: 3rd International CRE Summit
Date of Session: March 26, 2010

Session Description: The integrated course: “Culture of Neighborhood” is a joint initiative of several non-governmental organizations and educational institutions with funding from the Ministry of Education and Science of Crimea, Ukraine. This course includes the acquisition of knowledge and skills in conflict resolution, intercultural competence, and values of diversity and tolerance. The course is taught at all levels – from kindergarten through university. An overview of the course with special emphasis on the methodology of education in poly-ethnic communities will be provided along with examples of lessons and evaluation tools.