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Course Code: Values Education 10

Course Title: Peace and Global Education
Course Description: Equips the students with competencies in visioning, goal setting, realizing the visions, seeing relations of sub-systems to the whole and planning for system wide changes for
global peace, democratic citizenship, justice tolerance and international understanding, cooperative economic development and ecological sustainability. It emphasizes the need for each individual
to learn how to learn, to gain a better understanding of other people and the world at large, and to live together in peace and harmony towards building a genuine and lasting culture of peace.
General Objectives:
1. To develop attitudes and skills conducive to peace in the individual, interpersonal, national and global levels.
2. To understand the processes that lead to harmony or conflict and to be aware of the various approaches to constructive conflict resolutions.
3. To foster learning environment where students, teachers and school staff are encouraged to work together and build a harmonious community that embody the use of constructive conflict
resolution approaches.
Reference Materials
Procedure/ Suggested
At the end of the session the students must
be able:
Part I: Peace Concepts
1. To identify and elucidate the four
concepts of peace: personal, interpersonal,
social/national and global.
2. To express appreciation and desire for
the behavioral indicators for each of the
peace concepts through designed

A. Overview of Peace
1. Personal Peace
2. Interpersonal
3. Social/National
4. Global Peace

Department of Education,
Culture and Sports
(1999). Peace Education
Module. Office of the
Presidential Adviser on
the Peace Process.

1. Activity: Learning a
song: Let There Be
Peace On Earth
2. Analysis: What
concepts of peace are
introduced in the song?
3. Abstraction:
Discussion on the Four
Peace Concepts and
Their Behavioral
4. Application: Check the
behavioral indicators
which you desire most
and make a collage about

Love for inner

Love for world


1. To define Peace Education as an

empowering process, which focuses on
the transformation of the Filipinos mind,
heart and behavior for a just and human
2. To show appreciation for openness to
truth and responsible responsiveness to
realities my planning and implementing a
peace activity.

B. What is Peace


1. Activity: Show
pictures of war, poverty,
slavery, racial
discrimination, and
exploitation. How do you
2. Analysis: There is a
inner need within us to
uphold the dignity of
every person.
3. Abstraction:
a. Definition of Peace
Education as an
empowering process,
which focuses on the
transformation of the
Filipinos mind, heart and
behavior for a just and
human world.
b. Peace Activities to be
Actively Pursued:
peacemaking, peace
building and peace
c. The need to sharpen
the Filipinos critical
d. Threats to Peace
4. Application: Plan and
implement a Peace

Openness to Truth


Part II: Peace Education

1. To identify and examine the efforts of
the government to pursue peace in the
2. To illustrate the kind of peace Filipinos
desire most.
3. To explain the importance of justice,
tolerance and reconciliation in the stability
and growth of our nation.

A. Conflict Resolution

Ibid pp 3 5

1. To enumerate the steps towards peace

and unity among Filipinos.
2. To elucidate the relation between peace

B. Peace: The Key to

Filipino Unity

Ibid pp 6 7

1. Activity: Cartoon
Interpretation ( Dove
inside a cage; clinging to
the cage bars; many
hands reaching out to the
2. Analysis: Government
efforts to achieve peace
in the Philippines
3. Abstraction:
Discussion on the ffg.
a. govts six ways to
peace: genuine reforms
that deals with the roots
of problems / unrest;
implementation of laws
and programs of peace;
promotion of peace.
nature/mechanics, need/
importance and effects of
the peace process.
4. Application: Apply the
peace process to given


Research on current
government efforts to
pursue peace in
trouble spots in the

1. Activity: Find the

location in the Philippine
map where the following

Unity in Diversity


and unity.
3. To express desire for peace and unity
even for Filipinos abroad by challenging
Filipino Regional Organizations to work
towards one Filipino Community for

1. To examine what media can do in

promoting peace in our country.
2. To identify the social responsibilities of
media towards the promotion of peace.

pictures portraying
Filipino regional/
ethnical culture belong.
(e.g. ati atihan, giant
Christmas lanterns,
pahiyas festival, etc.)
2. Analysis: There is a
need for respect for our
regional cultural
3. Abstraction:
Discussion on the
importance of
recognizing and
respecting each cultural/
ethnical group in the
Philippines. This is the
key to Filipino unity.
4. Application: Write a
letter to Filipino Regional
Communities abroad and
express the need for
Filipinos abroad to unite
under the banner of one
Filipino Community in
each host country.
C. The Role of Media in
Peace Education

Ibid pp 8 - 10

1. Activity: Role Playing

(newscasters, TV Hosts)
2. Analysis: Media can be
a powerful tool in
igniting discord and unity
among people.
3. Abstraction:

Respect for Truth


Discussion on the social

responsibility of media to
be open to truth and
balanced in the
presentation of the truth
and to achieve peace and
unity in society.
4. Application:
Dramatization of how
media can promote peace
and unity among sectors
in conflict.
1. To explain the relation between the
crimes and violence in our society to our
pursuit of peace.
2. To explain how one can help in the
prevention of crime and violence.

D. Crime and Violence

Ibid pp 17 19

1. Activity:
a. Role Playing:
(Witnessing and
Reporting a Crime)
b. Or Analysis of NEWS
Clippings on Crime and
2. Analysis: The
importance of vigilance.
3. Abstraction:
Discussion on the
elements of giving good
information; effects of
criminality in society;
things citizens can do to
prevent crime and
violence; drug-related
4. Application: Research
on the Anti

Courage to Report
Crimes, Abuse and

Research on the Anti
Organizations in your
community and their

Organizations in your
community and their
1. To enumerate and explain the types of
listening and how these affects our
capacity to understand and be understood.
2. To recognize that listening is a sign of
showing respect to the speaker.
3. To perform exercises on good listening.

E. Listening Promotes

Covey, S. ( ). Seven basic

habits of highly effective

1. Activity: Message
Relay (Whisper a
sentence to one person
who passes this to the
next person and so on
until the last person
reports what he has
heard. The original
sentence is deemed to be
2. Analysis:
Misunderstanding is
usually the result of poor
communication skills.
3. Abstraction: Lecture
a. Two elements of good
communication: speaking
and listening
b. Types of listening
c. Emotional Bank
4. Application: Exercises
on Good Listening

Seeking to
understand then to
be understood


1. To recognize that people feel great

when they give and receive compliments.
2. To internalize the value of compliments
to promote understanding and peace
between people.

F. Generosity with
Compliments (Praise)

Department of Education,
Culture and Sports
(1999). Peace Education
Module. Office of the
Presidential Adviser on

1. Activity: Compliment
Giving Exercise
a. students forms a circle
b. each student writes his
name on a bond paper.



1. To cite and explain ways on how to live

and celebrate life with peace and joy

G. Living Life to the Full

the Peace Process.

Manila pp 47 - 48

c. each classmate writes

their compliments as a
fellow classmates paper
is passed around
2. Analysis: How did you
feel? Who are the people
who deserve
compliments? What is
the effect of
complimenting people?
3. Abstraction:
Discussion: Well chosen
positive words and words
of appreciation have
better effects in
promoting understanding
and maintaining
harmony/peace in the
classroom, family and
4. Application: Write
compliments to all
members of your family.

Ibid pp 39 - 40

1. Activity: Film
Viewing: Life is
2. Analysis: How did the
lead character celebrate
life in the midst of the
ugly realities of war?
3. Abstraction:
Discussion on:
a. Tips on how to live life

Living life in peace

and joy


to the full.
b. John 10:10 (I came
that you might have life
and have it to the full)
4. Application:
Pantomime: Show how
one can celebrate life
with peace and joy.
1. To identify and locate in the map the
members of the ASEAN.
2. To illustrate the peaceful relation of the
Philippines with the southeast Asian
3. To explain and appreciate the
objectives, accomplishments and plans of
the ASEAN for Global peace and unity.

H. Peace and Unity in the


Ibid pp 33 - 34

1. Activity: Identify the

members of the ASEAN
in the map. What is the
relation of the Philippines
with the southeast Asian
2. Analysis: There is a
strong need for the
solidarity of southeast
Asian nations.
3. Abstraction:
Discussion on the
a. The objectives of the
b. The role of ASEAN in
promoting Global peace.
c. The accomplishments
and plans of ASEAN
towards unity and peace.
4. Abstraction: Locate the
embassies of the ASEAN
members in the

Global Peace and


Assignment: Location
of the ASEAN
members embassies
in the Philippines.

1. To identify population myths and truths
in relation to peace and prosperity.
2. To recognize that the cause of poverty
in the Philippines is not overpopulation
but corruption and the unequal distribution
of wealth.
3. To design a module on peace education
developing the topic on the fight against
graft and corruption.

I. Myths on Population
and Peace

Aguas, R. (2005)
Workshop on Family and
Life at the National
Conference for Youth
Ministers. Unpublished.

1. Activity: Cartoon
Illustration of a Big
Family and a Small
Family. Ask the students:
is there anything wrong
with a big family. Some
high school textbooks on
aralin panlipunan
illustrates the chaos of a
big family and shows the
peace and tranquility of a
single or two child
2. Analysis: Why do
some textbooks and
congressmen insist on
reducing the size of the
Filipino family? Is this
the answer to peace and
3. Abstraction:
Discussion on the
a. Mathusian Myth on
Population and Peace (
too many people and not
enough food will result
into chaos)
b. Margaret Sanger
(founder of planned
parenthood) and White
Supremacy Movement
c. NSSM 200 and the

Respect for Life

and Peace

Imperialistic Design of
Birth Control
d. There is NO
overpopulation problem.
The problem is unequal
distribution of wealth.
4. Application:
a.If the reduction of the
Filipino race is NOT the
answer to peace and
prosperity in the
Philippines, then what
bill do you propose the
congressmen should
b. Design a peace
education module on then
fight against graft and
Prepared by:
Associate Professor, Values Education
Selected Bibliography:
John XXIII. (1963). Program for world peace. St. Paul Publication. Manila.
Lubich, Chiara. (1996). Into the light. New City Press. Manila.
Selected Editors. (1995). Breakfast with the pope. Servant Publication. Ann Harbor, Michigan.