Developing capacity within education systems affected by conflict
This paper will investigate how positive educational capacity development that is locally owned can promote peaceful state building. As an essential component of capacity development, the paper will review how educational planning might offer opportunities to contribute towards conflict mitigation, and how technology can support planning and capacity development efforts. Such factors touch on the nature of the underlying association between capacity development, education and conflict or peace. It implies ensuring that the internal processes of a state have the capacity to reduce the drivers of conflict while supporting interventions that actively promote peace.