Logic Model for the project Learning Nonviolence – A Gandhian Pedagogy Definition of Nonviolence:- Abstention from violence as a matter of principle that overrides the impulse to be hateful and holding love for everyone, even those with whom one strongly disagrees.


Input Outputs Outcomes and Impacts
  1. Staff time & skills
  2. Collaboration with Gandhi Ashram
  3. Resources in form of lesson plan/activities (25)
  4. Competitions on GandhianThinking
  5. Access to resources on Website - Sabarmati Ashram Preservation & Memorial Trust
  6. Capacity building and demonstration of activities
  7. Research
  8. Measurement tool
Activities Who/Participation Short Term Medium Term Long Term
Issues identification Teachers/Principal

Knowledge of Peace and non violence

Identification of violence in society, media Lesser propensity towards violence
Lesson Delivered in Schools Teachers/Students

Self reflection and
awareness of violent behaviours or dispositions

Reflective thinking and resolve to change (PRAXIS)

Able to handle violent situations and convince others

Visit to Gandhi Ashram Students

Teachers will be able understand nonviolent behaviours

Teachers model nonviolent behaviours

Model Conflict resolution

Self Assessment Survey Students Awareness of conflict resolution steps/strategies

Application of conflict resolution strategies

Cultural transformation required to fully support and empower teachers and schools towards a culture of Nonviolence

Competitions Students

Identification of trigger of violence

Demonstrate following competencies

    1. Fearlessness
    2. Compassion and Care
    3. Arbitration
    4. Negotiation and Dialogue
    5. Equality and Justice
    6. Critical Thinking
    7. Empathy
    8. Honesty and Truthfulness
    9. Tolerance

Pedagogy for Learning Nonviolence relevant in different context

Survey projects Students

Teachers reflect on their
vocabulary, behaviours


Interaction with Gandhian thinkers


Seek support in resolving conflicts


Testing of lesson plan in different locations/places/context

NGOs/Academic institutions/Schools

A pedagogy based on Gandhian thinking

Resolve conflicts themselves using the competencies  



  1. Schools allocate time and space
  2. Teachers show commitment to model and support the programme
  3. Students are motivated to participate in the project


External Factors

  1. Environment at school and families of students
  2. Media influence
  3. Social attitude towards violence
  4. Ownership of the change by school management