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Tilbury, Daniella – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
The sustainable development arguments we practiced in 1992 are now well rehearsed and as poignant as they were 20 years ago. Evidence compiled in the lead up to the forthcoming Rio Summit suggests that as a global community we have not learned to change. The question then becomes: what, if anything, have we learnt from this experience?
Descriptors: Educational Change, Sustainable Development, Conferences (Gatherings), Conservation (Environment)
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Mula, Ingrid; Tilbury, Daniella – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2009
The launch of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) (2005-2014) was accompanied by a series of high-profile events and celebratory activities across the globe, which raised awareness about the Decade's objectives. Now, as the DESD approaches its mid-term, many stakeholders are asking these questions: What will…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Program Descriptions, International Organizations, Educational History
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Tilbury, Daniella – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2009
The sustainability agenda is a concern of several UN agencies that appreciate how well-being, social justice, human development and the health of our planet are inextricably linked. This remit underpinned the launch of the UN Decade in Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) in 2005. As the DESD reaches its mid-point, mechanisms for assessing…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, International Education, Program Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Tilbury, Daniella – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2007
Monitoring and evaluation has been identified as one of seven key strategies for advancing the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD). The UN International Implementation Scheme for the Decade has called for the development of relevant and suitable indicators at all levels. Choosing appropriate education for sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Indicators, International Programs, Benchmarking
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Tilbury, Daniella; Janousek, Sonja – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2007
The concept of a United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UNDESD) has its roots in the Asia-Pacific. Arguably, so far, more countries within the Asia-Pacific have engaged in advancing the DESD agenda than any other region in the world. This paper focuses on regional, sub-regional and national efforts to promote learning for…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Regional Planning