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Eskici, Menekse – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to determine sustainable learning levels of students. The study also attempted to determine sustainable learning levels of students based on gender and grade. The participants of the study consisted of 742 high school students (354 females and 388 males) in various high schools in Babaeski district of Kirklareli, Turkey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, High School Students, Learning Processes
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Roofe, Carmel; Ferguson, Therese – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is critical for Caribbean countries such as Jamaica as the country grapples with various sustainability issues. The integration of ESD into formal and non-formal education therefore becomes a necessary undertaking. At the formal level, reorienting curricula at all levels is important and advocated for in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Sustainable Development
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Roy, Amit; Ikonen, Risto; Kumar, Kuldeep; Keinonen, Tuula – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
A potential health crisis looms large in the Punjab, India where alcohol consumption has risen dramatically. Adolescents are especially vulnerable to the toxic effects of alcohol. This empirical study presents a pedagogical intervention, Children as Agents of Social Change (CASC), which aimed to raise awareness about the effects of alcohol using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Attitudes, Drinking, Computer Mediated Communication
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Wiseman, Martin; O'Gorman, Shannon – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This article describes one school's response to the inclusion and education of refugee and asylum seeker students within a mainstream educational setting. Australian government statistics released on 31 March 2016 stated that there were presently 50 children being held on Nauru, 17 children held in detention on the mainland and 317 children held…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Access to Education, Barriers
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Iliško, Dzintra; Olehnovica, Eridiana; Ostrovska, Inta; Akmene, Velga; Salite, Ilga – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Sustainability is becoming an integral part of vocational schools since schools are called to respond to the environmental crises and unsustainability issues in the community as well as to an unsustainable economic development. Vocational schools have to play a significant role is re-orienting students' frames of reference towards sustainability…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Competency Based Education, Focus Groups
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Wora, Veronika Marta; Hadisaputro, Ranto; Rohman, Ngatou; Bugis, Husin; Pambudi, Suharno Nugroho Agung – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This research aims to improve the learning activity and achievement of a 10th grade class made up of 30 students in a vocational high school located in the city of Surakarta, Indonesia, by applying the Numbered Heads Together (NHT) approach. The experiment was divided into two stages of four activities each: planning, implementation, observation,…
Descriptors: Student Improvement, Competency Based Education, Vocational High Schools, Learning Activities
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Franzenburg, Geert – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Sustainability is one of the core challenges for education in modern times, particularly concerning cultural heritage. The study evaluates, from a German point of view, how Latvians outside of Latvia after World War II kept their cultural heritage alive by educational concepts, which can be characterized as early roots of modern sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Cultural Maintenance, High Schools
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Switala, Eugeniusz – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
This paper reports on a fragment of a broader research on values education in Polish and Latvian schools. This paper seeks to evaluate data from the European Social Survey (ESS) and elaborate on the frames of references for identification of the aims for future research. The paper highlights the findings of an action research carried out in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, Action Research, Cross Cultural Studies