Award-winning American school teacher John Hunter has brought his innovative World Peace Game program to Australia for the first time ever this month.
We meet some kids taking part in the World Peace Game, a very different sort of board game developed to prove that kids can make great diplomats.
On the final leg of the Australian tour, John appeared on ABC Radio Sydney’s program, Drive, hosted by Richard Glover.
Listen to this interview with John Hunter from NHK program DirectTalk on the occasion of the inaugural WPG and master class in Tokyo in August, 2017.
NHK World Tokyo covers the first World Peace Game to be held in Tokyo. The Story begins at minute 20:55.
Tables and chairs made up a circle in the Murray High School gym. Thirty-two children sat, staring at each other, toes tapping, knees fidgeting. “Negotiations may begin now,” a voice said, as a bell began to ring.