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Taylor, Neil; Quinn, Frances; Jenkins, Kathy; Miller-Brown, Helen; Rizk, Nadya; Prodromou, Theodosia; Serow, Penelope; Taylor, Subhashni – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
This article reviews Education for Sustainability (EfS) in the secondary sector across a range of countries. Drawing on journal articles, book chapters and official reports, it identifies some of the more successful approaches to implementing EfS within the secondary sector. The authors first discuss the importance of educating for sustainability…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation
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Han, Qingqing – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2015
Recognizing the significance of education in promoting sustainable development (SD), China has developed a number of policies and initiatives relating to education for sustainable development (ESD) and climate change education (CCE). The article first reviews China's national policies and initiatives with regard to SD, climate change, education,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Educational Quality
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Lee, Young S.; Schottenfeld, Matthew A. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
The article discusses the internationalising of informal experiential learning as a pedagogical intervention for sustainable development education in the curriculum of built environment disciplines in the United States (US). A group of American students in the School of Planning, Design and Construction at Michigan State University participated in…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Intervention, Environmental Education, Physical Environment
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Tabucanon, Mario T.; Tanaka, Aurea Christine; Aipanjiguly, Sampreethi – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2011
To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the founding of ProSPER.Net--the Promotion of Sustainability in Postgraduate Education and Research Network--members convened on 5-9 July 2010 in Shanghai, China, at a meeting hosted by Tongji University, a founding member. ProSPER.Net is an alliance of 21 higher education institutions in the Asia-Pacific…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Qiaoling, Wang – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2011
This article describes how education for sustainable development (ESD) has been integrated into education in China over the past decade through the efforts of the secretariat of a national steering committee working with UNESCO in conjunction with the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. ESD is now part of a new national education…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods
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Liu, Yunhua; Constable, Alicia – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
This article examines the relationship between the Earth Charter and education for sustainable development (ESD), as part of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. The areas of shared interest between the two are assessed and the invaluable nature of the Earth Charter as a resource outlining global values and principles for a…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Beliefs, Sustainable Development