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In Fukuyama (Hiroshima prefecture), peace education for young children is organized according to children’s development. I have developed “three steps for developing a peaceful mind in children and students” since 2006. The first step is to impress upon the children an image of peace using 
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Transitions have been studied for years, with emphasis on what might be the most complex transition for children: stepping into the first year of primary school, when they start their formal education. This change of level is still a difficult process which not every boy 
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In everyday language, boys and girls are defined, from an outside observation, by a characteristic, a personality trait, a behaviour: “This boy is smart, that one is vivacious, this is a sweet and kind girl, that one is slow at understanding, this girl is troubled, 
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As the press for advancing young children’s well-being surges throughout the world, gnawing questions remain about how best to do this. In some countries, significant new funding investments are being made (OECD, 2020a); in others, new direct services including child care, family leave, home visiting, 
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To educate a small child, the whole tribe is needed (Maasai saying). If we speak about our times, no matter the topic, we cannot avoid the pandemic we have suffered and the many misfortunes that came with it. There were misfortunes, certainly, but there was 
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Childhood, as a social construct resulting from historical, political, cultural and family transformations, let us perceive cultural differences and recognize children as subjects with rights who live in different contexts or, even when living in the same territory, find themselves in different situations from others 
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The international solidarity that we enjoy as OMEP members is empowering.  It often gives us the confidence, strength and capability to stand up for the rights of children in our day to day lives.  As a global association of members, we achieve much more than 
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The Children and the city The bond between the children and the city, in its most physical aspect, causes a series of important considerations associated with the topic of citizenship and participation. The most basic consideration is related to the fact, sometimes forgotten, that children 
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Video essays have great potential for use in practice and in the documentation, revision, interpretation and dissemination of the process. Every educator, every person who engages in recording material for a video essay and designing it can find great satisfaction in this process, since it 
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The current sanitary crisis forces us to confront reality, to put science back into everyday life, to develop curiosity for the world around us.  Science is making progress, but the use of these discoveries can also lead to new risks. It raises questions which are 
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