Peace Research and Education Trust PRET

  • The project reclaims the lost voices of the young men, many of whom languished in prison, often in solitary confinement;
  • young men who risked loss of family support, and social ostracism. Some in World War One, despite being condemned to death, refused to put on a uniform or pick up a gun.
  • Our aim is also to promote a better understanding of war and the arguments against it through the eyes and activities of its radical opponents … (full text Support the CO project).

Every Page has the same URL. Click on internal links to reach: Homepage, downloads, co-project leaflet: current, recent, archives, support

Address: Peace Research and Education Trust, 1 Peace Passage, London, N7 0BT, UK;
Contact: +44 020 7424 9444, fax +44 020 7482 6390, email.

Projects – Building Peace: To build peace, we need to understand the conditions for its growth, and develop the skills to overcome obstacles without recourse to self-perpetuating violence. 

  • Crucially the coming generation needs to learn that neither violence nor threats of violence are the means for achieving a just or lasting peace.
  • The Trust initiates and supports projects and resources for teachers, parents and students, which offer a clear and challenging approach to the complex issue of war and peace and promote a better understanding of conflict and its nonviolent resolution.

Your support will help develop and expand this work and make resources available to a wider audience.

  • Our aim is to provide easy access and the necessary balance of material on issues related to peace and war and where appropriate match resources to the requirements of the National Curriculum. We also want to examine and publicise ways in which teachers and students are themselves dealing with issues of war, violence and peace. Material for the citizenship section of the curriculum in also in preparation … (full text). To build peace, we need to understand the conditions for its growth, and develop the skills to overcome obstacles without recourse to self-perpetuating violence.
  • Crucially the coming generation needs to learn that neither violence nor threats of violence are the means for achieving a just or lasting peace.
  • The Trust initiates and supports projects and resources for teachers, parents and students, which offer a clear and challenging approach to the complex issue of war and peace and promote a better understanding of conflict and its nonviolent resolution.

Your support will help develop and expand this work and make resources available to a wider audience.

  • Our aim is to provide easy access and the necessary balance of material on issues related to peace and war and where appropriate match resources to the requirements of the National Curriculum. We also want to examine and publicise ways in which teachers and students are themselves dealing with issues of war, violence and peace. Material for the citizenship section of the curriculum in also in preparation.

… (full text).

Comments are closed.