Reducing Violence in Schools Program

Afghanistan Youth Empowerment and Peace-building Organization (AYEPO), in collaboration with the United Networks of Young Peace-builders (UNOY), organized an intensive training program under the theme “Reducing Violence and Creating a Safe Educational Environment in Schools” in which 45 teachers from 8 public and private schools in districts 6 and 13 of Kabul participated.
The program began in early September and ended on November 6, 2020.
In this program, several topics and things were discussed as follows but not limited to:

  1. Presenting a research report on “Violence against Students in Kabul based schools” conducted by AYEPO
  2. The causes of violence and solutions to reduce and eliminate violence against students
  3. How to reduce violence through effective classroom management

The interactive training program had teachers lead workshops, where they shared their insights and experiences about violence, what causes teachers to engage in violent means in their context, and how to reduce the capacity for violence through programs facilitated by the Ministry of Education and related institutions.
In the closing ceremony, all participating teachers came together to communicate professionally, to comment on teaching, to interact ideas, and to discover ways to help create a much safer and more inspiring environment, as well as use their suggestions to create a safe learning space and reduce violence through class management.

For more details, please view the full program report:


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