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close this bookWHO Information Series on School Health - Document 3 - Violence Prevention: An Important Element of a Health-promoting School (UNESCO - WHO, 1999, 61 p.)
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View the documentFOREWORD
Open this folder and view contents1. INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contents2. CONVINCING OTHERS THAT VIOLENCE PREVENTION THROUGH SCHOOLS IS IMPORTANT
Open this folder and view contents3. PLANNING THE INTERVENTIONS
Open this folder and view contents4. INTEGRATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION INTO A HEALTH-PROMOTING SCHOOL
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View the document6. ENSURING CONTINUITY IN THE SCHOOL & COMMUNITY
View the documentANNEX 1: Declaration and Integrated Framework of Action on Education for Peace, Human Rights and Democracy
View the documentANNEX 2: Examples of educational interventions for violence prevention
View the documentANNEX 3: Examples of Grade-Specific Objectives for Violence Prevention Skills
View the documentANNEX 4: Resources to help you in your health promotion and violence prevention efforts
View the documentANNEX 5: Recommended UNESCO documents and publications for the promotion of peace and prevention of violence through schools.
View the documentREFERENCES

ANNEX 5: Recommended UNESCO documents and publications for the promotion of peace and prevention of violence through schools.

(From "A selected list of UNESCO practical and reference materials related to civics education," Department of Education for a Culture of Peace, UNESCO, Paris 1997)

Normative instruments

Declaration and Integrated Framework of Action on Education for Peace, Human Rights and Democracy

UNESCO, 1996, colour brochure, 14 pages.
Language versions: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish

Free distribution. Available on request from Sections ED/HCI or ED/OAI.
Also available on the Internet: http://www.education.unesco.org/educnews/pax/pax-e.pdf


Declaration of Principles on Tolerance

UNESCO, 1995, 15 pages.
Language versions: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish

Free distribution. Available on request from Section SHS/TOL


Recommendation concerning education for international understanding, co-operation and peace and education relating to human rights and fundamental freedoms

UNESCO, 1974, 11 pages.
Language versions: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish

Free distribution. Available on request from Section ED/HCI

Teaching materials

All human beings... Manual for human rights education

UNESCO, 1998, 165 pages.
Language versions: English and French

Sales item. Approximately 50 French Francs at UNESCO bookstore or through national distributors of UNESCO publications.

Tolerance: the threshold of peace

Betty A. Reardon, UNESCO, 1997, 3 volumes, approx 120 pages each.
Language versions: English and French

Sales item. 150 French francs (60 FF. per volume) at UNESCO bookstore or through national distributors of UNESCO publications.
This publication is a valuable practical guide for teachers, and has to be seen in the framework of UNESCO's action in the field of education for peace, human rights and democracy, and as a contribution of the Organization to the United Nations' Year for Tolerance. Three units focus, respectively, on teacher training, primary education and secondary education.

Key words for participating in the UNESCO Associated Schools Project - Practical manual

UNESCO, 1997, 82 pages.
Language versions: English, French. Spanish in preparation.

Free distribution. Available on request from ED/HCI
The UNESCO Associated Schools Project (ASP) is a network of schools designed to strengthen the commitment of children and young people to strive actively to promote international understanding and peace. This manual has been produced to facilitate participation in the ASPnet.

Culture of democracy: a challenge for schools

P. Meyer-Bisch, UNESCO, 1995, 143 pages.
Language versions: English, French, Spanish (Arabic and Russian foreseen).

Sales item. 30 French francs at UNESCO bookstore or through national distributors of UNESCO publications
The book gives an idea of the experimental work carried out by some Associated Schools in different parts of the world. It is meant to be a source of inspiration for all teachers involved in education for democracy and to facilitate the preparation, particularly at national level, of teaching materials which correspond to the needs and aspirations of various cultures.

Living together with our differences

NGO/UNESCO Standing Committee, 1995.
Language versions: English, French.

Free distribution. Available on request from NGO Standing Committee, UNESCO, Paris
Produced for the United Nations Year for Tolerance, this book recounts the experiences of NGOs in official relations with UNESCO.

Derechos humanos

UNESCO, 1995. Audio-cassettes and booklets.
Language versions: Spanish.

Available on request from the UNESCO San Jose, Costa Rica
A collection of four radio broadcasts produced for the United Nations Year for Tolerance, and devoted to four different subjects: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, women's rights, children's rights and indigenous peoples. Each series comprises 3 cassettes and one booklet.

Handbook Resource and Teaching Material in Conflict Resolution, Education for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy

UNESCO/IPRA, 1994, 184 pages.
Language versions: Arabic, English, French.

Free distribution. Available on request from ED/HCI. English out of print.
A work produced by the International Peace Research Association which reflects an effort to identify a common human responsibility for reconciliation and mutual understanding of how each of us conceives conflict resolution mechanisms, democracy and peace. The manual sets out the criteria for consolidating the participation and contribution of each citizen to reconstruction and peace-building in a post-conflict society. Contains practical exercises.

Seeds for Peace - The Role of Pre-school Education in International Understanding and Education for Peace

UNESCO, 1985, 123 pages.
Language versions: English, French.

Free distribution. Available on request from ED/HCI
The book reflects some experiments in education for international understanding and peace earned out in pre-school establishments. It particularly focuses on the roles of families, educational establishments, leisure activities and media in this type of education.

Education for international co-operation and peace at the primary-school level

UNESCO, 1983, 138 pages.
Language versions: English, French, Spanish.

Free distribution. Available on request from ED/HCI.
The book reflects many of the ideas and suggestions which have been formulated by educators involved in infusing primary-school education with the objectives of education for international understanding. It is intended to help primary-school teachers in preparing young people to take an active part in the construction of a peaceful world.

Curricula and textbook guidelines

Guidelines for Curriculum and Textbook Development in International Education

UNESCO, 1995, 22 pages.
One trilingual version: English, French and Spanish.

Free distribution. Available on request from Section ED/HCI
Guidelines and criteria for the development, evaluation and revision of curricula, textbooks and other educational materials in order to promote an international dimension in education, and to make textbook authors and curriculum designers conscious of the humanistic, cultural and ethical values they transmit through education.

International practical guide on the implementation of the Recommendation concerning education for international understanding, co-operation and peace and education relating to human rights and fundamental freedoms

UNESCO, 1994, 73 pages.
Language versions: English.

Free distribution. Available on request from ED/HCI
This practical guide covers the whole content of the 1974 Recommendation and aims at providing support to teachers and educational administrators in the performance of their responsibilities with regard to various aspects of international education. The work presents different ways to approach international education and sets out various activities, presenting some successful examples which can be adapted to different situations.

Teacher Training and Multiculturalism: National Studies

Edited by Raoul Gagliardi, IBE, 1995, 227 pages.
Language versions: English

Sales item. 200 French francs at UNESCO bookstore or through national distributors of UNESCO publications.
The book publishes the outcomes of a project which analysed the training of teachers in eight countries at different levels of development in different regions of the world, but who are faced with a common challenge to educate for cultural diversity.