Conceptual Awareness of Secondary School Teachers Regarding Peace Education: Analysis
Peace education is a key process for creating peace and devastating conflict and violence. Therefore, peace education promotes the knowledge, skills, attitudes as well as values that pursue to convert individual’s mindsets, attitudes as well as behaviours. So, peace education is a key instrument for developing a culture of peace and a plan which has been used a large number of nations to stop violent and fatal conflicts. The objectives of the study were: (i) to examine the conceptual awareness of secondary school teachers regarding knowledge component of peace education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.(ii) To examine the awareness of secondary school teachers regarding the skills and attitude of peace education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. All secondary school teachers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were the population of the study. According to the nature of the study the researcher selected 320 secondary teachers from different districts. A self-developed questionnaire was used as a research tool. All statements on the questionnaire were related to conceptual awareness of secondary school teachers regarding peace education. The validity and reliability of the research instrument were accurately confirmed. The data were analyzed through SPSS (version 20). The findings and conclusions of the study showed that most of male secondary school teachers were aware about the three components of peace education. Majority of female secondary school teachers were not aware about the components of peace education.
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