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Foley, Rider W.; Archambault, Leanna M.; Hale, Annie E.; Dong, Hsiang-Kai – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Universities and colleges around the world are exploring ways of reorganizing curricula to educate future leaders in sustainability. Preservice teachers hold tremendous potential to introduce concepts of sustainability far earlier than post-secondary education. However, there is little research of such efforts to yield changes in future elementary…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Outcomes of Education, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Miranda, Edgar – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
In July 2008, the Ashlawn Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, began the implementation of the Global Citizenship Project, which is designed around the four guiding principles of the Earth Charter: respect and care for the community of life; ecological integrity; social and economic justice; and democracy, nonviolence and peace. The intent of…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Citizenship, Democracy, Ecology
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Kennelly, Julie; Taylor, Neil; Maxwell, T. W. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2008
Concerns have been raised for some time about the preparation of Australian teachers in the area of environmental education. Few tertiary institutions that undertake teacher education in Australia have specific units or modules dedicated to environmental education. This article reports on an evaluation of such a dedicated unit recently introduced…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge