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3 Sep '14

News The teacher who challenged his pupils to achieve world peace with a game

US teacher John Hunter found global recognition when he devised the World Peace Game. He discusses its lasting impactJohn Hunter is an award-winning fourth grade teacher who in 1978, while working at the Richmond Community high school in Virginia, US, invented a board game challenging children to come up with solutions to global problems such as chemical spills, environmental disasters and famine, peacefully. The World Peace Game, a hands-on political simulation for nine and 10-year-olds, has now been played around the world. Continue reading...

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