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Barth, Matthias; Fischer, Daniel; Michelsen, Gerd; Nemnich, Claudia; Rode, Horst – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
In the international policy discourse on sustainable consumption and production, education is acknowledged to be a powerful tool in changing unsustainable patterns of consumption. Current educational policies and programmes have responded to the consumption challenge mainly by including and addressing consumption issues in formal tuition in…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Social Problems, World Problems, Environmental Education
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Williams, Dilafruz – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2008
The crisis of sustainability can be linked to the traditional forms of schooling driven by mechanistic and technocratic worldviews. Progressing to a more sustainable world requires a fundamental shift in the framework of formal education--its structure, content and process--to include principles of systems thinking and holistic learning. A case…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Gardening, Conservation (Environment)