Learning to live together in peace and harmony

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Learning to live together in peace and harmony

  1. 1. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION One of Four Pillars of Education Pamela G. Virtusio Uniting
  2. 2. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio 1) Learning to know – acquiring the instrument of understanding, or learning how to learn 2) Learning to do – applying learned knowledge in daily life; to be able to act responsibly in conflict situations 3) Learning to be – acquring universally shared values; developing one’s personality, self identity, self-knowledge, self-fulfillment – the complete person , developing wisdom 4) LEARNING TO LIVE TOGETHER  -participation in and cooperate with other people in all human activities. 1. Define what is Learning to Live together? 2. Why to do it? 3. How to do it? 4. Contribution of Learning Live Together to lifelong learning.
  3. 3. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio  One most vital to building a genuine and lasting culture of peace in both the Asia-Pacific region and throughout the world.  Learning to know, learning to do, and learning to be are the bases for learning to live together.  One of the major issues in education today, since the contemporary world is too often a world of violence.  Involves developing, broadening, or changing perceptions of an attitude toward ourselves and others consequently, the way we behave in our daily encounters and interactions with others.  Ability to tolerate, respect, welcome, embrace and even celebrate difference and diversity in people, their histories, traditions, beliefs, values and cultures and to use this diversity to enrich our lives.  The essence of inter-cultural, inter-faith education.
  4. 4. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio  To cope with urgent situation of tension, exclusion, conflict, violence and terrorism. To respond constructively to cultural diversity & economic disparity, found, within & across the region. To enable people to live in increasing pluralistic, multi-cultural societies. To provide a peaceful environment for sustainable socio-economic development. To further the mission of constructing the defense of peace in the minds of men.
  5. 5. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio oReformulate policies for systematic education reform towards education for social inclusion, conflict resolution and mutual understanding-constructing the defense of peace in the minds of all. oEmphasize change in knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors via changes in education content, approaches, and ethics, both in and out of school. oRe-organize curricular contents with a central emphasis on moral, ethical and cultural education. oTeach such contents through individual subjects as well as integrate them in the core curriculum.
  6. 6. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio oCreate a safe peaceful and harmonious school climate which reflects the ideal of learning to live together. oRenew partnerships for mobilization of all actors in and for education- and among all entities concerned with values education. oLink it with what is taught in homes, communities, the media, the workplace and other informal learning contexts. Continuation
  7. 7. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio A dynamic, holistic and lifelong process through which mutual, respect, understanding, caring and sharing, compassion, social responsibility, solidarity, acceptance and tolerance of diversity among individuals and groups are internalized and practices together to solve problems and to work towards a just and free, peaceful and democratic society. This process begins with the development of inner peace, in the minds and hearts of individuals engaged in the search for the truth, knowledge and understanding of each cultures, and the appreciation of shared common values to achieve a better futures. This third pillar of education implies: 1. The teacher should help students to develop an understanding of other people and appreciation of interdependents since we live in a closely connected world. 2. The teacher should help students to realize the value of being able to live together in their gradually enlarging world: home, school, community, town, city, province, country, and the world as a global village.
  8. 8. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio PEACE must begin with each one of us. Through quiet and serious reflection on its meaning, new and creative ways can be found to foster understanding, friendship and cooperation among all people. -Javier Perez de Cuellar UN Secretary General
  9. 9. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio International Forum on Learning to Live Together: Education as an Instrument for Social Cohesion, Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Bishkek, June 2012 Social Dimension : Violeta A. Vega Ph. D, Nelia G. Prieto and Myrna L. Carreon Ph. D Copyright 2009, Adriana Printing Co.,Inc. Cubao, Quezon City.
  10. 10. D e c a d e s o f M e a n i n g f u l E x i s t e n c e …for the love of learning COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Learning to Live Together by Pam Virtusio

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