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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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Wora, Veronika Marta; Hadisaputro, Ranto; Rohman, Ngatou; Bugis, Husin; Pambudi, Suharno Nugroho Agung – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This research aims to improve the learning activity and achievement of a 10th grade class made up of 30 students in a vocational high school located in the city of Surakarta, Indonesia, by applying the Numbered Heads Together (NHT) approach. The experiment was divided into two stages of four activities each: planning, implementation, observation,…
Descriptors: Student Improvement, Competency Based Education, Vocational High Schools, Learning Activities
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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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Tillmanns, Tanja; Holland, Charlotte; Filho, Alfredo Salomão – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This paper presents the design criteria for Visual Cues--visual stimuli that are used in combination with other pedagogical processes and tools in Disruptive Learning interventions in sustainability education--to disrupt learners' existing frames of mind and help re-orient learners' mind-sets towards sustainability. The theory of Disruptive…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Design Requirements, Visual Aids, Cues
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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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Jackson, Robert – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
The author takes a retrospective look at his book "Religious Education: An Interpretive Approach," first published in 1997, and now available to readers, open access, via the European Wergeland Centre website (http://www.theewc.org/Content/Library/Research-Development/Literature/Introducing-Religious-Education-an-Interpretive-Approach).…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Minority Groups, Language Usage, Contrastive Linguistics
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Silina-Jasjukevica, Gunta; Briška, Ilze – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
There is much research and educational practices at all levels of education on how to deal with promoting acceptance and understanding between different cultures. A cultural study forms an important part of shaping intercultural understanding. "The aim" of the research is to analyze an innovative way of incorporating cultural studies in…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Multicultural Education, Intercultural Programs, Teacher Education Programs
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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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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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Franzenburg, Geert – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Sustainability is one of the core challenges for education in modern times, particularly concerning cultural heritage. The study evaluates, from a German point of view, how Latvians outside of Latvia after World War II kept their cultural heritage alive by educational concepts, which can be characterized as early roots of modern sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Cultural Maintenance, High Schools
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Timoštšuk, Inge – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Integral and deep pedagogical content knowledge can support future primary teachers' ability to follow ideas of education for sustainability in science class. Initial teacher education provides opportunity to learn what and how to teach but still the practical experiences of teaching can reveal uneven development of student teachers'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Science Education, Elementary School Students
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Pruneau, Diane; Kerry, Jackie; Freiman, Viktor; Langis, Joanne; Bizid, Mohamed – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Is future teachers' contact with the physical environment significant enough for them to choose to educate their students about sustainability? These digital natives stand out from previous generations by their way of living. The research based on grounded theory was aimed at understanding future teachers' relationships with physical and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Technology Uses in Education
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Cook, Kristin; Brown, Alan; Ballard, Genny – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Though work in the area of "photovoice" (in which students take photos to structure a dialogue that can serve to advance social action as the community responds to the participants' perspectives and locates them in solution-generation) has been conducted in science education research to focus on learner's experiences, little has been…
Descriptors: Photography, Social Action, Study Abroad, Foreign Countries
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Ashworth, Elizabeth; Steele, Astrid – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
As educators at a faculty of education, the authors found that teacher candidates (TCs) invariably purchased new materials whenever they had an assignment requiring some form of construction activity. They were concerned about this learned, consumer behavior; lessons of moderation in using the Earth's resources are important elements of…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Consumer Economics
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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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