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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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Franck, Olof – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
The aim of this article is to highlight the role of religiously motivated ethics within the field of sustainability didactics. The article starts with critical reflections on the idea that religion, by proposing claims for knowledge of absolute authorities such as "divine beings or supernatural dimensions", offers capacity for uniting…
Descriptors: Ethics, Sustainability, Role, Religious Factors
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Gisslevik, Emmalee; Wernersson, Inga; Åberg, Helena; Larsson, Christel – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Little is known what the term sustainable development entails in relation to the school subject of home and consumer studies and the subject's knowledge area of food. The aim is to illustrate how food is expressed in national syllabuses of home and consumer studies at present and in the past, and its operationalization into sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Food, Qualitative Research
Grice, Marie; Franck, Olof – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
The concept of sustainable development is a foundational concept in educational contexts which seems to be interpretable in various terms. With reference to four syllabuses in the Swedish curriculum, our aim is to identify possible ways of conceiving how the concept may be developed in relation to perspectives bringing forth the relation between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Course Descriptions, Holistic Approach
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Lockley, John; Jarrath, Martin – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
Sustainability as a concept, though well understood in general terms, is often politically captured by interest groups and as such expressed through issues like concern for global climate change or the need to develop more efficient energy sources, to address regional, national or international priorities. Education for sustainability as a concept…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Concept Teaching, Sustainable Development
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Taylor, Jim; Neeser, Marie – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
The Swedish International Training Programme in Education for Sustainable Development, which has been run annually for the past 10 years, is a five-phase program that supports participants to develop and implement a change project in their work places. It requires a team of students from an institution and provides extensive follow up. The course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Program Descriptions, Work Environment
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Almlov, Maria; Moberg, Emilie – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2008
This article describes an educational experiment, a student-led course called "Learning in Sustainable Development" offered at the teacher training programme at Stockholm University, Sweden. Its purpose was to foster empowerment and action competence among teacher-students in the field of education for sustainable development (ESD). The…
Descriptors: Course Content, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Ethics