Evaluation report: Life skills project implementation in the Armenian education system

45-page Word report which
“represents an evaluation of implementation of the Life Skills Project being conducted in the Armenian education system as [a] component of an overall effort in education reform … the project was piloted in the first and fifth grades in 16 schools in 1999-2000. In 2000-2001 the project was expanded to 100 schools and to the second and sixth grades. UNICEF provided funding and some logistical support and the MOES provided administrative and logistical project support and workspace for the curriculum development team.”

Licensure Report – Conflict Management Pilot Program In North Carolina

A 9-page pdf document discussing the experiences of Center for the Prevention of School Violence’s “Reach In, Reach Out, Reach Over Conflict Management Curriculum” development initiative and related work done on revising statewide licensure of new teachers to include conflict management concepts and skills. Includes reports on results of focus groups with preservice teachers regarding the need for conflict management skills development. As the report indicates, “Although the goal of implementing a teacher licensure enhancement can be ambitious, there were a number of supporting factors for the initiative and foreseeable challenges that were addressed.”

Evaluation of the Truancy Prevention through Mediation Program (Ohio)

12-page pdf presents an evaluation of the Truancy Prevention through Mediation Program developed in Ohio. “Although the Truancy Prevention through Mediation Program (TPMP) has consistently demonstrated positive results in the effort to combat truancy, absent from these evaluations has been an examination of the impact of the program on the academic performance and behavior of the children whose families participate in the program. To fill this void, the Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution and the Supreme Court of Ohio collaborated to commission an independent evaluation to ascertain answers to these questions.” This report summarizes the findings from this study.

Social and emotional learning (SEL) and student benefits

12-page pdf document brief which “shares the latest research on the effects of social and emotional learning SEL) on students and includes strategies for implementing SEL, it explains how SEL works, elaborates on how SEL can be an integrative prevention framework that addresses the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) core elements, and spells out implications of the research for SS/HS grantees.”

Public policy and conflict resolution in education project: Final report, July 2002

17 page pdf report of the The Western Justice Center Foundation, Pasadena, California, in partnership with the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), which “undertook a project funded by the Compton Foundation to develop recommendations for integrating conflict resolution education (CRE) throughout California public schools. We interviewed and met with relevant practitioners, educators, policymakers and others to assess needs and gather their views with respect to CRE and public policy.”

Accessing free web-based conflict resolution education resources

28-slide Powerpoint presentation given at the Sustaining Conflict Resolution Education: Building Bridges to the Future conference in Fairfax, VA which introduces “the Conflict Resolution Education Connection, a free online one-stop-shop for resources and information on conflict resolution education. We will review the history of this cooperative project, talk about its future and highlight some of the great tools and resources hidden within.”

CRE/PE research project

18-page Powerpoint Presentation given at the Second International Summit on Conflict Resolution which outlined, “A session for team members working on an international research collaboration exploring the state of Conflict Resolution Education and Peace Education around the world.”

Inter-agency P.E.P.: Skills for constructive living: Analytical review of selected peace education

271-page pdf document which “is one of the components of the Inter-Agency Peace Education Programme, the programme is designed for education managers of ministries dealing with both formal and non-formal education and for agencies which implement education activities on behalf of the government … this document presents a compilation of resource materials in peace education … the purpose is to give an overview of materials used by practitioners and provide references for those searching materials.”

Review of WANEP’S peace education programme

Pdf document which reviews a three-year pilot program, “to promote a culture of nonviolence among young people as a preventive measure against violent conflicts,” created by the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP).

Participation & involvement: A community college transforms its culture

Pdf article from Conflict Management in Higher Education Report, Volume 6, Number 1, (Nov 2005), which describes the key details of a two-day performance-based training program designed to teach observable skills in conflict resolution and group process to employees of Lane Community College, as well as the results and outcomes. Includes bibliography.

Researching campus conflict management culture(s): A role for ombuds?

Pdf article from Conflict Management in Higher Education Report, Volume 3, Number 1, (Oct 2002), whose “purpose in this article is to briefly explore a somewhat expanded role set for the ombuds, one that includes the ombuds as researcher … I suggest here that the ombuds is in a unique position to serve as a guide or “primary informant” … to researchers interested in campus organizational culture and subculture, especially as it relates to conflict-related behaviors and beliefs.” Includes bibliography.

Harnessing the power of the World Wide Web for conflict studies courses

Pdf article from Conflict Management in Higher Education Report, Volume 1, Number 3, (August/September 2000), which “presents a range of ways that relevant information from the web can be located quickly and used to good advantage by faculty teaching conflict studies courses or workshops.”

Profile of the CMHE REPORT’s “Early Adopters”

Pdf article from Conflict Management in Higher Education Report, Volume 1, Number 2, (March/April 2000), presenting a survey of users and subscribers of the Conflict Management in Higher Education Report electronic newslettter.

Delaware special education mediation state model: Inter-American summit on CRE Cleveland, OH

Presentation of collaboration between the University of Delaware’s conflict resolution program and the Delaware Department of Education’s Exceptional Children’s Team to form SPARC (Special education parternship for the amicable resolution of conflict), a program that uses mediation, IEP (Individualized education programs) facilitation and training to resolve conficts within the special education community.

Summit report California overview

Presentation of a school and law enforcement partnership between the Superintendent of Public Schools in California and the Attorney General of California to encourage school districts, county offices of education, law enforcement agencies and youth services agencies to develop programs and activities to improve school attendance and aid in the reduction of school crime and violence.