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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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Eisenberg, Alona; Ignatjeva, Svetlana; Ilisko, Dzintra; Rauckiene-Michaelsson, Alona – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Survival of organizations nowadays depends on their ability to learn properly and quickly increase their efficiency and their performance and to adapt to the changing environment. Creating an organizational learning culture (OLC) could achieve an increase in the survivability of organizations. This paper examines the OLC questionnaire, the…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Questionnaires, Employee Attitudes, Efficiency
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Mullins, Sara Brooke – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
While researchers, educators, state and national organizations, and policy makers are taking strides to help transform traditional mathematics classrooms into inquiry-based classrooms, they fail to address how to bridge the gap between creating discussions to developing mathematical discourse. One key component for producing inquiry-based…
Descriptors: Discourse Communities, Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, Active Learning
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Bogdanova, Ruta; Šilina, Maruta; Renigere, Ruta – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
In the 21st century, numerous complex challenges in education and health care have come to the fore, among them: 1) how to implement the ecological approach in the education process and health care practice; 2) how to implement study programmes in line with the education trends for "sustainable development" and the process of formation…
Descriptors: Ecology, Educational Methods, Health Services, Content Analysis
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Maragakis, Antonios; van den Dobbelsteen, Andy; Maragakis, Alexandros – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
As students continue to review the sustainability of higher education institutions, there is a growing need to understand the economic returns of degrees as a function of a sustainable institution. This paper reviews a range of international research to summarize the economic drivers of higher education attainment. Although the cost inputs to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, Economic Factors, Educational Attainment
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Katane, Irena; Kristovska, Ineta; Vjatere, Gita; Katans, Edgars – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2015
The process of globalization and the changeability of environment nowadays demand that society ensure sustainability for itself and its lifewide environment. Therefore nowadays the paradigm of personality's and specialist's competitiveness is changing. The old paradigm is substituted by a set of new viewpoints and concepts. The issue of ensuring…
Descriptors: Competition, Specialists, Global Approach, Research Needs
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Czapla, Malgorzata; Berlinska, Agnieszka – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2011
The aim of this article is to present an analysis of formal educational documents in the context of the sustainable development notion. This goal was realised by an analysis of the National Curriculum Framework documents from 2002 in comparison with the newest document from 2008. In addition, seven teaching programmes were analysed. On the grounds…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Strategies, National Curriculum, Computational Linguistics