The pedagogical model known as experiential education develops the ability of people to learn from their own experience, using a formal, functional and well-developed methodology.
Benefits of Experiential Education
Experiential education promotes personal growth based on self-knowledge. Because it generates awareness processes from constant reflection.
It is a method based on a permanent interaction between action and reflection. This favors the possibility of generating positive changes from both individual and collective points of view.
The Salvadoran Center for the Promotion of Experiential Education is the greatest effort of the Foundation for Experiential Education Pablo Tesak is the promotion of methods and education derived from the educational philosophy of John Dewey. Our main focus is the educational centers of the republic: public, catholic, evangelical and private. Also, twenty-five percent of our work is done in communities through cultural committees formed by our cultural promoters.
Our park contains 55 elements between high ropes and low ropes put in function of providing learning experiences to various sectors of society such as: educational centers, churches, NGOs, ADESCOS, universities, government institutions, firefighters, rescue teams, companies, among others.
We promote and strengthen areas such as: organization, leadership, communication, teamwork, self-esteem and confidence.
The Initiative for Peace works in cities or communities where violence has a high impact, one of the first responses of people is to move away from risky sites. This means that public spaces are being abandoned and that participation in community activities is increasingly restricted, more oriented to the private space.
What were once open areas and neighborhoods become closed communities, this is what we try to avoid. That communities open up to others through a culture of peace.