Principal, Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong
Since August 2011, Arnett Edwards has been working as the Principal of Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong, (www.lpcuwc.edu.hk). Arnett arrived in Hong Kong in 1998 from England, and had been working in two international schools before his association with Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong.
Professionally trained as a classroom teacher in the UK, Arnett had a long tenure with the City Technology College Kingshurst Academy as IB Coordinator and Senior Leader. Arnett has obtained an International Executive Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership from The Education University of Hong Kong, and his EdD in Leadership and Management nearing completion. Arnett served on the International Board of United World College (UWC) between 2014 to 2017.
“Reimagining Education - The role of Peace Education” - Crossing Boundaries
The presentation will examine what is meant by Peace education and the relevance in the world today. The presentation will give some practical examples of what Peace education can look like and guide the participants into imagining what Peace education may look like in their particular context. The relationship between the mission of a school and the role of peace education will also be examined.
- Be able to imagine what Peace education may look like in the context of the participant’s education setting
- To have concrete examples of what Peace education can look like
- To consider the role that a mission of a school has in shaping peace education