Peace and Leadership Program Content

Peace and Leadership Program Content

The program includes the following elements:  

  • Weekly teaching & learning sessions;
  • Weekly readings and journaling exercises;
  • Monthly personal coaching sessions;
  • Monthly leadership of Trinity College Multicultural Leadership Dinners;
  • Leadership of the annual Peacebuilders’ Conference; and
  • Two weekend retreats

Throughout the university year, students commit to daily, weekly, monthly and bi-annual learning processes.


Teaching and learning content for the Peace & Leadership Program cycles through three key foci throughout the year: peace in my inner life; peace in relationships; and global peacebuilding.

The curriculum is non-assessed, and includes case studies and learning activities designed around the following learning areas:

  • Exploring my cultural narrative
  • My inner landscape
  • Conflict transformation
  • Leading self
  • Leadership theories and styles
  • Time management
  • Building a team
  • Change management
  • Building relationships of trust
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Event management masterclass
  • Design, monitoring and evaluation
  • Conflict analysis
  • Power, identity and culture in global peacebuilding
  • Truth-telling and memorialisation
  • Personal and corporate forgiveness
  • Qualities of a peacebuilder

2020 Dates

Semester 1 teaching weeks: 24 February – 29 May

Semester 2 teaching weeks: 27 July – 23 October

First retreat: 27-29 March

Second retreat: 16-18 October

Peacebuilders’ Conference 2020: 23 September