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Lessons Learned from International Educational Development Projects: Are they Transferable to Mediation Approaches?

July 27, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

Join Dr. David Peat for this dynamic PeaceConnect conversation. This 90-minute conversation event will be on July 27th, 2022, at 12:00 pm EDT (UTC -4). Please use the Time Zone Converter to determine when this engaging conversation will be in your time zone.

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Speaker Bio 

Dr. David Peat has been involved in the fields of education, rehabilitation, and health in various capacities since 1972. Responsibilities within school settings have included being a ‘mainstream’ Science, Mathematics, Physical Education, and ‘Special Education’ teacher, psychologist, school administrator, district level Coordinator of ‘Special Services’, Associate Superintendent of Schools, and, Executive Director of Research & Innovation. Internationally, as an Educational Consultant and Technical Advisor, Curriculum, he has worked extensively in the Middle East and Asia in School, University, Government, UN and Mental Health Settings.

He is a co-author of a ‘thinking skills’ program entitled SPELT (Strategy Programme for Effective Learning and Thinking), which has been implemented with students and teachers in Canada, Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the world. On-going research, coupled with publications in books and journals, spans the topics of literacy, the teaching of thinking skills, curriculum development, instructional practices, change theory, staff development, health & wellness, post-disaster crisis intervention, assessment models/instruments and most recently, leading entire school systems towards 21 st Century teaching and learning. His latest co-authored publications are, Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology: A Handbook for Instructional Designers and Program Developers (Brush Education, 2014) and Crisis Relief: From Chaos to Calm – A teacher’s guide (Transformational Education, Inc. & Trafford Publishing, 2016). Recent writing has been in the development of curriculum documents and curriculum for governments, Ministries of Education, Teacher Training Colleges and teachers.


July 27, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT