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Šimáne, Michal – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The topic of this study is the issue of Czech primary minority schools (ISCED 1) in the period of interwar Czechoslovakia. The specific objective is to describe the development of these type of schools as an example of the sustainability process of Czech education and erudition in general in the border areas of the interwar Czechoslovak state; in…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Kerscher, Ulrich – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Plastic, plastic waste and marine litter indisputably is one of the key environmental issues of the 21st century. The already existing amount of accumulated marine litter, the high quantity of plastic waste escaping from waste management streams every year in combination with the low recycling rates for plastic and the missing awareness of the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Futures (of Society), Plastics, Sanitation
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Guanio-Uluru, Lykke – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
How can student-teachers learn efficient ways to encourage sustainability thinking in their pupils and fulfil the competence aims on sustainability outlined in national subject curriculums as a response to UNESCO's programme on Education for Sustainable Development, ESD? The core hypothesis of this project was that tailored literature circles,…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods
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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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Lindner, Johannes – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Entrepreneurs keep our economy and society vibrant by implementing new ideas, which is why our society needs people with entrepreneurship competences. The development of our entrepreneurship competences does not begin with the start of our professional lives, but is initiated in earlier phases of our socialisation. Entrepreneurship education can…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development, Futures (of Society)
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Strachan, Glenn – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
An objective of the European Union's Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan is to address high levels of youth unemployment in Europe by promoting entrepreneurship. Implementing entrepreneurship education in schools, colleges and universities is one of three strategic interventions proposed by the Action Plan. Sustainable entrepreneurship is a…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Minimum Competencies
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Kelly-Williams, Suzette; Berson, Ilene R.; Berson, Michael J. – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Early childhood education has a role to play in constructing a sustainable society. In particular, increasing global attention has focused on how early childhood may help alleviate poverty among children and their families and promote economic growth. Part of this discourse involves the use of technology as a means to improve the quality of early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Early Childhood Education
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Ates, Deniz; Teksöz, Gaye; Ertepinar, Hamide – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Recent studies indicate that limited understanding about causes and its potential impacts of climate change and fault beliefs by people across different countries of the world including Turkey is a real challenge. Acceptance of climate change as a real threat, believing its existence, and knowing causes and consequences are very significant for…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Environmental Education, Student Attitudes
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Hiller, Katharina; Reichhart, Barbara – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
The objective of teacher-training at university for political science is the development of professional competencies that enable teachers-in-training to act proficiently in all aspects of civic education. Although there are some studies that focus on civic education for teachers' professional competencies, most of them relate to general…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Svalfors, Ulrika – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This article discusses different interpretations of sustainable development in education and if different interpretations of the concept are implemented in Curriculum, with the Swedish Curriculum of Upper Secondary School as an example. According to Agenda 21 sustainable development should be implemented in a multidimensional way. In 2011, a new…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Secondary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Atmaca, Çagla – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Education for sustainable development (ESD) guides and empowers educators to reshape their thinking style and move towards a sustainable future. It has attracted a lot of attention and been studied in different perspectives. However, contextual factors have not been studied in relation to sustainable development for teacher education. Therefore,…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Sustainable Development, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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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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Kvamme, Ole Andreas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Education for sustainable development as presented by UNESCO involves a value dimension which is both pivotal and problematic. Pivotal, because values concern what matters to beings, problematic because the values brought forward are formulated as universal values, with the risk of suppressing the plurality of context. The first part of the…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Religious Education, Sustainability, Sustainable Development
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Choondassery, Yesudas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
A rights-based approach to the environmental issues has been gaining momentum since the United Nations' Environmental Agency proposed a new rights-based agenda for sustainable development in the document, "Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" (UN, 2015). Our moral responsibility toward the environment is…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Civil Rights, Educational Methods, Environmental Education
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Zygmunt, Tomasz – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Nowadays, education for sustainable development starts covering wider and wider spheres of interest and human activity. Out of the three main spheres of interest, such as environmental, economic, and socio-cultural, the first two mentioned here seem to be given more attention than the sphere of socio-cultural activity. In this respect, the aim of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Language Usage, Language of Instruction
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