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How to become a peacebuilder in your community

What you will gain from the spring 2018 short course

  • Develop your understanding of peace building in the context of local and global communities

  • Build a project that addresses an issue in your community, which may also continue after the course has ended

  • Gain a certificate in Peace Building from Sky School, in partnership with UWC South East Asia, an international school in Singapore

  • Become part of the Sky School community of young social innovators and changemakers

Please note: this is a stand-alone course and will not lead to a full high school diploma.


This course is designed for young people who want to make a difference in their communities. You might want to join this course because you have an existing project, or you may have an interest in setting up a project or organisation. Or perhaps you just want to learn more about this topic, and gain skills you can put into practice.

You can join this course if you:

  • Are 16 years old or more;

  • Are a refugee, internally displaced, asylum seeker or otherwise displaced;

  • Have not completed secondary education;

  • Are not currently enrolled in a higher education programme;

  • Are interested in this topic and want to have greater impact on your community, through developing projects, improving projects and helping others to develop ideas;

  • Are able to read, write and speak in English. We are looking for people who have an intermediate level (B1), and who are eager to learn. You do not need to be fluent in English;

  • Are able to access a smartphone, tablet or computer for 6 hours per week.

How to apply

Keep an eye on this page and subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on our next short course, launching in the spring of 2018.