peace education

  • October 20, 2018

    War School, a provocative film launched this week, is set to challenge the British government's attempt to entice children into support for war.

  • October 3, 2018

    Conservative MPs at the Party's conference have been advised to prepare for awkward questions about militarism in classrooms.

  • September 16, 2018

    A joint delegation of Quakers, Baptists, Methodists and the Salvation Army will be attending the party conferences over the coming weeks.

  • August 22, 2018

    Take one stand-up comedian and mediator, an actor, activist and biblical scholar, a team of peace activists, and a handful of turbulent priests. Each one exploring the connection between spirituality and activism. Add to that, Quaker worship in stillness that settles, calms and opens hearts. This week, Quakers are offering this mix to thousands at Greenbelt Festival.

  • August 26, 2017

    What are you doing over the bank holiday? If you are one of the 10,000 plus attending Greenbelt, a festival for the common good, you may get a chance to fly a kite with Quaker peace educator Ellis Brooks.

  • June 24, 2016

    On a day when Britain awakes, divided and disappointed by the EU Referendum and bruised by acrimonious campaigning, Quakers in Britain will host a ground-breaking national conference for teachers to learn how to equip pupils to handle conflict in a constructive way and to develop critical thinking skills.

  • February 13, 2016

    The Peer Mediation Network has called on Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, to take steps to promote the comprehensive provision of conflict resolution education in schools.

  • January 4, 2016

    Quaker work is often hidden from the public gaze. As the year draws to a close, Quakers in Britain have "lifted the curtain" for a look at some 2015 initiaives which have quietly made a difference to areas of conflict, or sowed seeds of change in local communities.

  • November 10, 2015

    ForcesWatch has expressed concern that the UK Government is pursuing policies which run counter to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child by increasing the promotion of the military within schools.

  • October 9, 2015

    During national Quaker Week, Quakers in Britain are protesting against the use of military drones. Quakers hold that drones devalue human life and undermine international law.