School Peace Project

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We are embarking on a new peace project involving primary schools around the globe.

In these times of global unrest it is even more apparent that our children, our planet’s’ future generation of peacemakers and global leaders, take positive steps forward to engage in world peace initiatives.

Starting in the UK, schools are getting involved by downloading the Peace in your Hands Education pack. 

Peace Education in Action is a project of the World Peace Flame Foundation

We are a world wide community who believe that making human values natural and fun is the way to enrich a child’s life.

That’s why we created this package based on the core values of trust, friendship and love as a way to lasting peace.

The curriculum on peace; Peace in Your Hands

  • Strengthens a safe and peaceful educational environment in school
  • Supports skills in the field of civic education and dealing with cultural differences
  • Provides tools to discuss social issues

Special attention is given to work with children in stressful situations (including refugee children)

The package includes:

  • Background
  • Individual and group activities
  • Movement, relaxation and breathing exercises to create balance
  • Inspiring stories
  • Exercises for the teacher

When you become a Peace school you will receive a special certificate of acknowledgment.

This can be presented to schools that are working for peace, expressing our gratitude for the difference they are making in the world.  In 2022 we hope to connect with many schools, and eventually link them in a global web of light.

To find out more and to apply to become a registered World Peace Flame Peace School, please email us here.

We have already made a very beautiful connection with a school in Himalchal Pradesh, N India. The Managing Director of this school is extremely keen to spread the light across India!!  She has already introduced the education pack into the school curriculum and she plans to build a WPF monument in the school grounds this year.  Solan has just been selected as one of The Top 500 Schools in India and so will be connected to a wide network of similar schools, which will meet  for workshops, exhibitions and on other platforms.

Meanwhile, here in Wales the headmistress of one of our local schools has also committed to working with the WPF and linking with Solan.  We will be connecting with other local schools as we move through the year. Here is one of the first!

Arnett Hills JMI School Peace Garden 2021

Accessible, inexpensive wellness focus for schools & community centres

On 31st August 2021, this junior school in North London inaugurated their Peace Flame Garden with a solar-powered World Peace Flame light at its centre. Stones from every child and staff member at the school were placed within the foundations.  Each person had written their name on their stone and a word which meant peace for them.  Some wrote ‘peace’, some ‘light’, some ‘kindness’, etc.  They all worked together to create this important focus for peace within their school grounds.

The design, which allowed this to be created for approximately £3,500, has been made available to other schools and several, including one in the Himalayas, one in London and one in Wales, are now planning to create their own.  A second London school is currently also creating their peace garden with solar powered World Peace Flame light.  It is on a larger scale, incorporating the five elements, so is taking longer to create. All the children and staff are again involved.  We can’t wait to see it!

Can you imagine when schools all around the world join in!

The schools’ version is a simplified version of the World Peace Pathway with solar-powered London World Peace Flame light in the Peace Garden at Kingsley Hall in East London. This original structure has the stones from all around the world underneath it.  These were largely collected by Sheila Roberts.  The is a stone from Mecca, sand from Vrindavan, soil from Assisi and underneath everything there is sand from the prayer area of Mahatma Gandhi’s ashram in India.  This was sent over from Gandhi’s ashram and put in place by Pushpaben.

It was at an event here on 21st September 2019, to celebrate the UN International Day of Peace, that the idea of creating simplified copies was born.