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UT-level conference on peace education held at KU 

UT-level conference on peace education at KU

Posted by RK News on Saturday 3 December 2022

Srinagar, December 2: A UT-level conference on peace education was held at the University of Kashmir.

The one-day conference was organized by the Department of Social Work (DoSW) in partnership with the Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) and Save the Children, a non-governmental organization.

More than 200 participants, including scientists and educators from KU and DSEK, participated in the event, in addition to 30 children from government schools in Budgam, Anantnag and Srinagar.

The farewell session was chaired by Prof. Nilofer Khan, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, who commended the organizers for bringing all key stakeholders together under one roof to discuss issues related to peace education in J&K schools.

The VC emphasized the role of teachers and children in making peace education a reality so that children can meet the challenges of the future.

Prof Irshad A Nawchoo, Dean Research KU; Dr. Nisar Ahmed Mir, KU Registrar; Dr. Shazia Manzoor, Head of DoSW, Dr. Ata-ul-MuneemTak, Human Resources Officer, DSEK Mr. Sudarshan Suchi, CEO Save the Children and Sharif Bhat, Head, Save the Children also spoke on the occasion, sharing their observations and the way forward.

Later, the Vice Chancellor also launched a web-based peace education portal jointly developed by Save the Children and DSEK with support from HCL Foundation.

Previously, Prof. Pervez Ahmed, HoD Geography & Disaster Management KU; prof. Mohammad Hussain, KU Faculty of Law and Prof. Showkat A Shah, Dean of Behavioral Sciences chaired several technical sessions.

Dr. Aadil Bashir and Dr. Javaid Rashid organized the secretaries of the conference.

The collaboration brought Chief Education Officers, Zonal Education Officers, Teachers and Head Masters on a common platform to express their views on peace education. Children’s perspectives were appreciated by the panelists and dignitaries.

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