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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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Franzenburg, Geert; Iliško, Dzintra; Verkest, Hugo – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The article focuses on a discourse of resilience and remembering and its interconnectedness in teaching contested historical narratives. History mainly consists of events, remembrance, narratives, rituals, discourses, and stereotypes which can facilitate or prevent resilience. Since such purposes are part of religious and values education, a…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), History Instruction, Memory, Culture
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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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Buchanan, Michael T. – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The number of people applying for school based religious education leadership positions is scarce in most regions throughout Australia as well as other geographical regions. Drawing on the insights from key stakeholders associated with religious education leadership in schools this qualitative study aimed to identify factors which militated…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Catholic Schools, Catholic Educators, Teacher Attitudes
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Bada, Erdogan; Genc, Bilal – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Discussion on sexism regarding language focuses on how women are discriminated against in our daily language and in academic writing. Although we are against any kind of discrimination, when it comes to dealing with this phenomenon in language and language use, we should be more careful. Language is not only a symbolic means whereby humans…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination, Females, Language Usage
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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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Mehrparvar, Frough; Karimnia, Amin – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Effective teaching is considered to be one of the factors that can facilitate learner achievement. The present study investigated the indicators that constituted good teaching from the perspective of higher-education students at Applied Linguistics departments, Iran. To do this, following a substantial review of the literature, the five major…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Applied Linguistics, Teacher Effectiveness
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Copsey, Olivia – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Several high-level strategies devote special priority to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Given the seriousness of the ESD agenda in SIDS, it is vital that ESD programmes perform at a level where potential positive impacts on schools and communities can be realised. Contemporary literature on…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Transformative Learning, Holistic Approach
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Zhukova, Olena – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Quality teaching, being a key factor in shaping students' academic and personal growth, has been at the centre of scientific debate for many years. Sustainable professional development of novice teachers has recently been recognized worldwide as one of the key areas for improving the quality of teaching and learning in schools. Given that the…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Theory Practice Relationship
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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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Creel, Timothy; Paz, Veronica – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Sustainability has become an important issue in the world today for both business and society. As accounting faculty members, it is important that we add aspects of sustainability into accounting classrooms to help prepare students for what they will see in the workplace. The article aims to discuss areas for faculty to share with students the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Accounting, College Faculty
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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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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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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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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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