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Youth empowerment for peace and resilience building and prevention of violent extremism in Sahel and surrounding countries: a guide for teachers

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  • UNESCO International Institute for Capacity-Building in Africa (IICBA)
  • Teacher guide
  • 2019
  • Ethiopia
  • 115
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This guide is designed to build the capacity of secondary school teachers and teacher educators to integrate a peace and resilience building approach in education for the prevention of violent extremism. It builds on the Transformative Pedagogy for Peace-building guide and it was contextualized to the context the Sahel and surrounding countries.

The guide redefines the role of teachers, inviting them to make a paradigm shift in adopting a transformative pedagogy that allows learners to actively participate in their own learning. Transformative pedagogy builds on active pedagogy and the competencies-based approach. The guide concludes with engaging learning activities to support experiential learning.