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Peace Issues

Below are our lesson plans and workshop resources for exploring issues of conflict, violence, and the vocation to Christian peacemaking with young people.  Our General RE Scheme of Work, containing 6 lessons exploring the work of Christian peacemaking, has its own page here   Fränz Jägerstatter: A Story of Remarkable Faith In 1943 Franz Jagerstatter, an Austrian …

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General RE SoW

This scheme of work is designed to slot into any Catholic Sixth Form College’s General RE programme. Comprising six lessons which investigate various themes of Christian peacemaking this syllabus enables the learner to think critically about the theology and scripture that informs the work of Christian peacemaking. It also explores the practical demands of peacemaking today and empowers …

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Elements of Peace

Activities and Reflections with Young People   In his message for the World Day of Peace in 2012 Pope Benedict stressed the importance of ‘Educating Young People in Justice and Peace’, encouraging their zeal for the building of a more just and peaceful society. This youth work resource from Pax Christi is a set of activities …

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About Pax Christi

The Work of Pax Christi This lesson is designed particularly for GCSE students studying examples of religious organisations work to create world peace. By examining stories of how Pax Christi members live their vocation to peacemaking students will understand what Pax Christi is and what we are trying to achieve, the work we are engaged in, and how our faith …

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Christmas Truce

First World War

A Christmas Truce A primary school assembly resource about a remarkable story from World War I which encourages children to think about reaching out in friendship across divides. Download: A Christmas Truce This is taken from the Teach Peace assembly pack produced by the Peace Education Network and available on their website     The Martin Luther …

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Fly Kites Not Drones

Fly Kites Not Drones is a creative non-violence project for young people. At its heart is the true story of Aymel, a boy who never really knew his father because of a drone strike. Teachers and anyone who works with young people can find resources here to learn about human rights and the effect of armed …

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