Category Archives: International Partnerships

Workshop on human rights-DPS Coimbatore

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Human rights are for everyone. It does not matter which social strata one belongs to, or the level of education. We began the workshop on human rights—to introduce the PeaceWorks Human Rights Defenders Module—for teachers at DPS Coimbatore with a round of introductions and a brief discussion on what the words human rights means to…

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Peer guide training-DPS Coimbatore

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For me, the most interesting aspect of ‘Anne Frank—A History for Today’, the international traveling exhibition, is the fact that it engages on multiple levels. There is of course—the visual aspect—photographs of Anne, her family, the very real and unimaginable suffering that countless people had to go through. Then there are the first person accounts.…

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Peer guide training at Delhi Public School, Patna

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‘Good morning Ma’am’, a chorus greeted us as we walked into the indoor games area at Delhi Public School [DPS] Patna. A group of twenty-seven middle and high school students armed with sheets of information on Anne Frank greeted us with big smiles on their faces—enough to dispel the early winter gloom.  After a brief…

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Study Visit

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PeaceWorks hosted Ineke Veldhuis-Meester, Euroclio Ambassador and former Professor, Groningen University from 6 November to 13 November as part of a study visit which included the International Conference on Teaching History from 10 – 12 November 2016. Prior to the conference she was able to visit four very diverse schools and interact with teachers and…

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Anne Frank- A History for Today at South City International School

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‘Ma’am, exactly what is a peer guide meant to do? Do we just take the guests around the exhibition?’—a slightly hesitant question from a student before we set up the exhibition. The international travelling exhibition ‘ Anne Frank—A History for Today’ was set up at the South City International School, Kolkata, having been to Bangalore,…

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