Despite the many differences that exist between individuals, we should all live in harmony in the global village; however, war and conflict currently threaten the lives and safety of all. In order to end war and inherit everlasting peace in the future, we must teach the values necessary for a new era of peace rather than the old ideology that has been stained by war.
HWPL Peace Education’s vision is to enlighten students and cultivate talented individuals with the values and spirit of peace, who can then play a pioneering role in spreading the culture of peace. This education provides a fundamental understanding of the basic principles that human beings must observe for peace to be created. Through the discovery and internalization of these peace values the inner selves of students and their ability to live together in harmony with others in their own community, and even the world, is properly nurtured.
In order to successfully cultivate children and young people as peacemakers, HWPL Peace Education first works to erase previously held ideas and values that are corrupt by directly showing how the world has become evil in the present era, and then plant the peaceful values needed for the new era of peace in their stead. It also introduces a new methodology in which the values of peace can be applied in all environments and real-life situations happening outside the classroom.
The HWPL Peace curriculum has been developed on the basis of the core values of peace, which include ‘Sanctity of Life’, ‘Loyalty and Filial Piety’, and ‘Coexistence and Sustainability’, and demonstrates clearly how these peace values are applicable on a personal level, as well as within the broader community. HWPL Peace Education is an innovative education that pioneers the establishment and propagation of a culture of peace by cultivating talented individuals with the mindset of peace.
Are teachers supposed to produce “A-rank students” or “A-rank citizens”? Students who receive a good education will be “A-rank citizens” who understand order. We need to foster people who understand that greed and ego ruin peace and bring about a world of chaos.
Students will be exposed to new concepts of a peaceful society free from evils and corruptions through the contents of the Peace Education Curriculum. Hence, education may become a powerful tool in achieving peace. It is therefore indispensable for them to be properly educated and learn the value of peace in achieving a happy and progressive living.
We need to coexist with one another and learn and teach the necessity of dignity towards others. There is no significance in succeeding in life if there is no respect, love or sympathy.
I should not just teach for A’s, but teach someone who will be having the moral obligation to respect life. I’ve been trying my own ways until recently when I learned peace education values through HWPL and implemented it and it has worked. I found the solutions now.
I have found the way to help students to co-exist regardless of their religion and change their minds into a peaceful way through the HWPL Value Integrated Education.
I consider that without peace education, the children and youth will not have the tools of cohabitation. It is necessary to have an integral education where it teaches the following values: respect for life, respect and tolerance for one another, love and goodness…it teaches them to fulfill social norms.
I was putting my effort to educate children without any discrimination based on their gender or religion. I think the peace education of HWPL shares the same vision with me.
In order for students to live with all people through co-existence, they have to learn social responsibility, a mind of respect for the elderly and a mind of glad devotion for the benefit of mankind.
HWPL's peace education has been thought to make a change in people's mind and attitude.