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Paul Creighton is a peace activist, educator and musician. He is a retired principal teacher of multicultural studies and peace education. After meeting His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2005, Paul finished writing a peace education curriculum which was approved by the Scottish Qualifications Authority and acclaimed by Education Scotland, (the Scottish schools inspectorate), who wanted the program in every school in Scotland. Since retiring Paul has been working with Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma, in developing a global peace education curriculum. He is an ambassador for the World Peace Tartan, an international peace initiative based in Edinburgh. He is also an educational advisor to the international peace organization, The Interpreters Forum, a role he shared with the late Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Laureate and Holocaust survivor. Paul is also in the process of developing and delivering programs to adult offenders; programs designed to prevent reoffending and to raise self-esteem and improve employability skills of the participants. Paul is a multi-instrumentalist and has played in the Scottish Folk scene for forty years. He has played at festivals in England, France, Canada and the USA. Paul has released two CDs, the latest in 2015. His latest CD has been chosen as a soundtrack to a forthcoming film release, The War for Paradise.

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