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Geikina, Laima; Balode, Dace – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This article is part of broader research on "The Interrelationship of Theology and Praxis in the Context of Sustainable Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue"1 in which we explore two essential concepts: sustainability and interreligious dialogue. We have narrowed this broader topic to study how facilitation of students' spirituality…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Global Approach, Theological Education, Religious Education
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de Souza, Marian – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
In a shrinking world where events across the globe become relevant for the lives of masses of people regardless of the distances that divide them, some serious issues have arisen which have particular significance for education policies and practice. Too many children are growing up against a backdrop of polarised views and attitudes which is a…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Religious Education, Self Concept, Cultural Pluralism
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Sahin, Elvan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Uncertainties and debates regarding the term of sustainable development are still going on, and similarly, the notion of education for sustainable development (ESD) is open to debate. There has been an attempt to make the concept of ESD evident, which is quite challenging. Palmer (1998) stated the appropriateness of ESD within environmental…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Science Instruction, Middle Schools, Secondary School Science
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Brunold, Andreas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2015
Since the nineties, the principle of sustainable development has increasingly been adopted by policy makers and civil society in Germany and, of course, in many countries of the world. With the acceptance of this principle, the significance of education for sustainable development (ESD) has also been recognised. Increased awareness of the problems…
Descriptors: Civics, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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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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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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Contini, Valerio; Garcia Pascual, Enrique – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
This research objective is to highlight an innovative, holistic, inclusive, integrated approach to a sustainable future promoted by the "Earth Charter" and describe the structure of its ethical framework. The main conclusion of the research is that the ethical framework of the "Earth Charter" is based on a limited number of…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Educational Objectives, Ethics, Sustainable Development
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Belousa, Inga; Stakle, Alnis – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
Under the influence of processes of globalisation, higher education in the countries of Europe, including Latvia, has been reshaped, restructured, re-evaluated and reoriented towards the establishment of a European higher education area. New issues have emerged at both the content and metacontent level, the most significant of which are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercultural Programs, Media Literacy, Global Education