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Brunold, Andreas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
There is no doubt about the necessity for the inclusion and the integration of minority groups in German school system. Although there are different recognised politics and developments within the school policy of the 16 federal states in Germany, there are also common important political issues. While heterogeneity in minority groups is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Inclusion, Educational Policy
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Merritt, Eileen G.; Archambault, Leanna; Hale, Annie E. – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The article reflects results from a web-based survey of early career teachers who had taken a required, hybrid course focused on sustainability science. Many alumni reported early efforts to integrate sustainability topics and ways of thinking into their K-8 classrooms. Teachers reported modeling of classroom behaviors that promoted sustainability…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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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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Šimonová, Petra; Cincera, Jan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Teachers who are specialized in environmental education (environmental education school coordinators) can play an important role in empowering students to shape a sustainable future. In this study, the authors examined a group of Czech environmental education school coordinators. The authors aimed to clarify how they interpret their role at their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Specialists, Teacher Role
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Egne, Robsan Margo – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2014
Ensuring gender equality in higher education system is high on the agenda worldwide particularly in science disciplines. This study explores the problems and prospects of gender equality in public higher education institutions of Ethiopia, especially in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Descriptive survey and analytical research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Higher Education, STEM Education
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Ramzy, Omar; Wahieb, Rasha – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
Due to the scarcity in natural resources and the demand for green labour and economy, education for sustainable development (ESD) gained a great importance in developed countries, let alone developing ones. From this point of view, this paper is studying the possibility of infusing ESD in Egypt after one and a half years since January 2011 youth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Undergraduate Students, College Graduates
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Labaki, Georges – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
Sustainable development is continuous process of change requiring painful choices resting on political will. This paper examines the developments needed to engage with sustainable development in the field of political science through the following: the reform in political science programmes to cope with the need for sustainable development in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Political Science, College Programs
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Zakrajšek, Srecko; Purg, Peter – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
The goal of the research was to get an overview on the possibilities of sustainable development in relation to information and communication technologies in primary and secondary schools in Slovenia from the perspective of media ecology. The study analyses the reasons for a reorientation of the educational system and new programmes towards…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Sustainability