Care for Others

2:01From a Culture of Violence, to a Culture of Peace/Care

  • Statement on Violence (Sevilla conference 1986, adopted by UNESCO 1989) In summary: Biology does not codemn humanity to war. The same species who invented war, is capable of inventing peace. The reponsibility lies with each of us.
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (Atom bombs, Biological weapons, Chemical weapons).

2:02Constructive Collaboration

  • Constructive Collaboration, what does it really mean? Differences women and men in collaboration strategies?
  • Team Building, Cooperation and Synergy.
  • Conflict Resolving skills such as Negotiation skills etc.

2:03Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution

  • What is mediation and how does it work?
  • Different mediation models.
  • Where is mediation used, what disputes are suitable to mediate?
  • Students as mediators.

2:04Land Mines and Guns

  • Production of land mines and guns: designs, numbers, countries, enterprises, money, trade.
  • Removal of land mines, restriction on ownership of guns.
  • Physical effects of land mines and guns.
  • Victims of landmines, prevention.

2:05First Aid

  • First Aid - accidents, bleeding, wounds, vital organs.
  • Ambulance service.

2:06Democracy

  • Democracy, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Other political systems.

2:07A Kindness Day and One Daily Action of Random Kindness

  • Life Skills.
  • Goal Setting.
  • Empathy.
  • Appreciation.
  • Leadership - How to inspire others.

2:08Multiculturalism

  • What is multiculturalism?
  • Tolerance and Curiosity.

2:09Children in War

  • Children living in war areas.
  • Children as war soldiers.
  • Desensibilisation; Psychology in training to kill and to destroy.
  • PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Taboos that exist in our society.

2:10The Rights of the Child

  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989.
  • "Promise each bud its full bloom" - Meaning?
  • Children are the future of all nations. So why do we abuse them?

2:11Contact Day

  • Global Interconnectiveness and Interdependence.
  • The increasingly importance for youth and schools of today to link together, learning about each others cultures and understanding them. School-Twinning, Partner-Schools, Schools-Networking for Global Security.
  • Telecommunications.

2:12Community Service

  • Schools and Community in cooperation.
  • Why do community service? What can I do? How do I do it?
  • Who are the people in need?

2:13Women's Day

  • Women, halfpart the humanity, role for life.
  • Equality issues in society.
  • Law and religious beliefs and women's rights.
  • Why not a "Day for Men"?

2:14Handicapped People in Society

  • People with physical and mental handicaps.
  • Our attitudes and behaviour towards handicapped people; Influenced by knowledge and encounter.
  • Communities, organisations, transport systems, work places and institutions response to the special needs of handicapped.
  • National and international legislation concerning handicapped people in society.

2:15Anti-Harassment Program

  • Harassment - Bullying; What does it mean?
  • Research findings on extent and reasons for bullying.
  • Successful programs to prevent bullying.
  • Self Esteem programs.
  • Teacher training on how to handle the problem.

2:16Fair Trade

  • A product for sale. The process from raw materials via production, refinement and ultimately for trading.
  • What is and what is not included in the price?
  • Economy and Currencies.
  • Regional and international trade.

2:17My Family

  • The Family structure and its present and future role in my society, and its role in other cultures.
  • Is the Family important? Why?
  • Social networks.
  • Family legislation.
  • Family rights and responsibilities.
  • Family conflicts and violence patterns, conflict resolution patterns.

2:18Poverty and Wealth

  • Different dimensions of poverty and wealth: Spiritual, Social, Practical Skills, Materialistic - property, money.
  • Homelessness.
  • Causes of poverty and wealth.
  • Ethics and legislation in my society/culture.
  • Level of "minimal existence" and level of "affluence".

@todo how to perform a Care Action, project management, etc.

Care for Myself, Others, Nature,
and Let's Get Organised!