The NOVA Institute for Public Service presents:
Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding:
A Seminar for Community Colleges
October 17-20, 2014
Community colleges are working to promote the understanding of issues that have a global impact including those dealing with conflict, violence, war and the efforts to build peaceful and sustainable communities. In order to meet the above objective and better prepare students for a globalized, ever changing 21st century, the NOVA Institute for Public Service Peace will host Teaching about Global Conflict and Peacebuilding: A Seminar for Community Colleges this year from October 17 to October 20. The program is co-sponsored on October 17th by the U.S. Institute of Peace.
This seminar is designed to support faculty (full and part-time) and administrators as they strive to develop relevant and innovative approaches to teaching about global conflict and peacebuilding. The program seeks to bring together a multidisciplinary array of community college professionals in order to support their efforts with students. Attendees will be learning from Washington, D.C., based experts on global conflict and peacebuilding including those from the U.S. government, nongovernmental organizations, international organizations, academics and practitioners about approaches that can be used with students. Themes to be covered will include international law, peace and conflict resolution education, experiential learning, media, dialogue, program development and other areas that will tap the expertise uniquely based in Washington, D.C.
Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus
3001 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
Friday, October 17, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This day of the program is sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP). Part of the day will be spent at USIP headquarters.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
9:00 a.m. – TBD
An evening event is planned for 10/18, but not yet scheduled.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. – TBD
Monday, October 20, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
10/20 will be a “field day” with visits to Washington, D.C., based organizations
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