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"Hatred and Violence: The Role of Education"
The Jerusalem Post
- Sep 4, 2014 (PDF, 480 kb)

"The Fight with Hamas Caught Iran by Surprise"

Mida
- Aug 26, 2014


"A Look at Domestic Tensions in Iran with Dr. Eldad Pardo & Dr. Mordechai Kedar"
i24news - Nov 28, 2013 (video: 15:00 min)

"Day of Ashura with Avi Melamed & Dr. Eldad Pardo"
i24news - Nov 17, 2013 (video: 15:00 min)

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Updated version of IMPACT-SE standards (May 2014)
More focus on respect for the other, gender, prosperity, cooperation and the environment. (PDF, 284 kb)

Time-Tested Education for Peace: The Bible and the IMPACT-SE Methodology (March 2014)
Study examining The Biblical Saga of Jacob and Esau as a case study of a long-lasting educational text. (Lecture originally given at a conference on religious education at Konya, Turkey, 2014)

Israeli Textbooks: 2009-2012 (June 2012 - avail. in Ar, En, He)
Review of 149 state and state-religious textbooks, focusing on attitudes towards the Palestinians and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
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Palestinian Authority (PA) Textbooks: 2011 (May 2011 - avail. in Ar, En)
Report on 117 textbooks of the PA, from grades 1 to 12.

IMPACT-SE's Applied International Educational Standards

IMPACT-SE's unique methodology is based on UNESCO's declarations, recommendations and documents on education for peace and tolerance:

1. RESPECT: The curriculum should promote tolerance, understanding and respect toward the “Other,” his or her culture, achievements, values and way of life.

2. INDIVIDUAL OTHER: The curriculum should foster personal attachment toward the “Other” as an individual, his or her desire to be familiar, loved and appreciated.

3. NO HATE: The curriculum should be free of wording, imagery and ideologies likely to create prejudices, misconceptions, stereotypes, misunderstandings, mistrust, racial hatred, religious bigotry and national hatred, as well as any other form of hatred or contempt for other groups or peoples.

 


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