Open to PublicOngoingSelf-paced

Understanding Conflicts and the Process of Peaceful Resolution: What educators can, and should do to promote peace?

Application 01-29-2020 ~ 12-31-2024
Learning 01-31-2020 ~ 12-31-2024(257 Weeks)
Course ID 2024_80_CL005_4_0_
  • Take the course at your own pace

  • Downloadable Certificate
    Earn a certificate upon the course completion

  • 100% Free

About the Course

In the world where lots of conflicts and violent situations are taking place these days, understanding of the conflict and efforts to establish peaceful atmosphere in a society are more urgently required than ever. This 4-week course aims to provide learners to acquire knowledge about the basic understanding and major components of Conflict, Violence and Peacebuilding not only in general but also in localized context, particularly in the African context. Moreover, the course let learners get to know about the ecology of Conflicts and Peace in each learner’s localized context. Going through the sessions, learners will be able to enhance their competencies to apply Peacebuilding into their own context, reaffirming their commitment as global citizens and promoting GCED.


The course is composed of the following four sessions. Each session provides a lecture and additional learning materials followed by discussions and assignments. To effectively assist learners’ understanding and learning progress, a set of quizzes will be offered per session. Run in a self-paced mood, the course is open throughout the year. Upon the successful completion of the course, a certificate is provided!




Dr. Yonas Adaye Adeto


- Director of Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) in Addis Ababa University

- Facilitated numerous workshops and trainings for teachers, officials and organizations in peace education and Global Citizenship Education

- Expert in International Relations and, particularly, peace and security studies

Course Reviews

  • Benaiah Mulima
  • Sadaf batool
    This is so informative and helpful course to understand conflict resolution.
  • Roland Keno Chua
    This is a very helpful course to understand conflict management and peace-building in Africa.
    Very helpful!
  • Dona Mae Carmela Dy
    This is a very good course. I hope this can be integrated to school levels.
  • Cintya Milagros Benites Torres
    appropriate and useful content
  • Rama Kant Prasad Gupta
    very informative lectures
  • John Patrick Robles
    very informative
  • Ahllyson Abelligos
    very informative
  • Katrina Coulin Reyes