Peace Education Scotland are a Scottish Charity (#SC046853) who aim to advance knowledge of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

Survivors’ Stories Talk – available for your school

Teachers of RME, Modern Studies or History are invited to book a free presentation with a moving talk:
•   Hibakusha video testimonies & stories and a presentation on the Hiroshima &  Nagasaki bombings
•  Q & A on nuclear weapons and roles of pressure groups. A great way to mark the International Day of Peace in your school, the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Anniversaries, or as a valuable follow up to the Just War Unit and Pressure Groups lessons.
Book now to get the free presentation with videos and talk, or download some of the materials here: Survivor’s Stories PDF pdf or PowerPoint ppt.

The exhibition Scotland A Peace of History by Scottish CND is on tour in public venues, museums and schools. Peace Education Scotland are inviting teachers to book this for free. It shares the rich heritage of the Scottish peace and nuclear disarmament movement. More details exhibition and here

 

 

Education Packs

New for 2019 – two very topical modules – the first on the Environment and Nuclear Winter examines the effects on the climate and human survival after a regional nuclear conflict, while the second investigates the moral, ethical and legal arguments surrounding the possession and use of Nuclear Weapons. Both modules, and accompanying Powerpoint presentation are downloadable for free below:

Our popular educational resource “Nuclear Weapons: Yes or No” is aimed at late primary to secondary school pupils.It has four units which can be viewed/downloaded as PDF files here:

The resource includes videos, further challenges, resources and an Added Value Unit pdf which can be selected at the teacher’s discretion to add depth and width to the topic.

image of a talking headWe welcome feedback from pupils and teachers about the packs. Please click here to volunteer as one of our school speakers or request a speaker for your school.
 

News

Looking for new committee members

Peace Education Scotland is looking for volunteer members for our committee. If you have an interest and/or experience in education and nuclear issues and would like to help out please get in touch with us at info@peaceeducationscotland.org The level of … Continue reading

Free Dundee Film Night, 4 Dec, Nuclear Testing – Anointed” & “The Polygon”

Peace Education Scotland & One World Centre Dundee invites you to: Free film night – nuclear testing “Anointed” & “The Polygon” Wed, December 4, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Abertay University, Tiered Lecture Theatre (2517), Main Building, Dundee, DD1 1HG Book … Continue reading

‘The War Game’: Censorship, War and the Media – Glasgow Caledonian University, 6 Nov

GCU’s School for Business and Society is delighted to be delivering this event as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Festival of Social Sciences 2019 #ESRCFestival. Tickets here Though over 50 years old and shot in black and white, … Continue reading

War School: The Battle for Britain’s Children

Peace Education Scotland is pleased to host the Scottish premiere of War School: The Battle for Britain’s Children in Edinburgh on Tuesday June 11. War School: The Battle for Britain’s Children explores the growing peace movement in the UK, in … Continue reading

Strathclyde Students Union Volunteer Opportunities Fair 2019

                Peace Education Scotland was pleased to host a stall with our Scottish CND partners at the Volunteering Opportunities Fair, as part of Strathclyde Students Union’s refreshers event. Students are encouraged to bring … Continue reading

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