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Sibbald, Shannon L.; Haggerty, Nicole – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
A quality education is one that best fits the present and future needs of an individual within their current society. Case-based Learning (CBL) is inquiry-based learning which allows self-directed learning, logical reasoning, problem-solving and decision-making. CBL enhances knowledge, teamwork and problem-solving skills; it is used worldwide…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Business Administration Education, Medical Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Bhagwanji, Yash; Born, Patty – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is an educational imperative that requires supporting young learners in developing awareness about--and exploring--concepts, topics and vocabulary of significant importance in environmental education. Chawla (2009, "Journal of Developmental Processes," "4"(1), pp. 6-23) identified two…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Scoffham, Stephen; Consorte-McCrea, Adriana – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Despite mounting evidence of global environmental stress, many educationalists appear to be discounting warnings of ecological collapse from scientists, futurists and community leaders. One way of promoting sustainability awareness may be to combine cognitive reasoning with emotional awareness. This article considers the complex dynamics relating…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Consciousness Raising, Environmental Education, Sustainability
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Nogueira, Christiano – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
This article presents an approach between education for sustainable development (ESD) based on the concept of sustainable development (SD) and the main concepts of environmental education (EE) in Brazil. In these approaches, the theoretical fundamentals of these conceptions of EE were analysed with a view to the possibility of promoting ESD…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Taylor, Jim – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
A 'Sustainability Commons' is a place to try out sustainable living (Taylor & Westerman, 2013). It is also a place that anyone can visit and experiment with low-carbon technologies, which are usually very simple and inexpensive, and are being used locally for the benefit of the community and the environment. This article reflects on the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Social Environment, Sustainable Development, Consciousness Raising
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Sterling, Stephen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are viewed in the context of Johan Rockstr├Âm's work on planetary boundaries at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. This work sets a double challenge to educational policy and practice: to embrace and help achieve the Goals, but also to work towards a deeper change in consciousness which can reconcile people…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Goal Orientation
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Mochizuki, Yoko; Bryan, Audrey – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2015
Although the role of education in addressing the challenges of climate change is increasingly recognized, the education sector remains underutilized as a strategic resource to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Education stakeholders in many countries have yet to develop a coherent framework for climate change education (CCE). This article…
Descriptors: Climate, Sustainable Development, Educational Principles, Role of Education
Pradhan, Mahesh; Mariam, Ayombi – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
This article will focus on involvement of Higher Education Institutions in promoting Education for Sustainable Development through UNEPs flagship programme Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability. To achieve this, the activities of the network are centered on three pillars: Education, Training and Networking.
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Colleges, Environmental Education, Partnerships in Education
McKeown, Rosalyn – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
Teacher education institutions (TEIs) that are pioneers and leaders in education for sustainable development (ESD) have advanced the field through efforts in programmes, practices, and policies during the United Nations Decade of ESD. An international survey of TEIs by the UNESCO Chair on Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability at…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Sustainable Development, Teacher Educator Education, Educational Practices
Thomas, Ian – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
Increasingly, employers are seeing the need to have employees who have capabilities in sustainability. The hope is that there will be a sufficient number of appropriately educated people to enter the environment profession to meet the needs of these employers and the community. For some two decades a range of university programmes in Australia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, College Programs, Sustainability
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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Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), through its Article 6, and the Convention's Kyoto Protocol, through its Article 10 (e), call on governments to develop and implement educational programmes on climate change and its effects. In particular, Article 6 of the Convention, which addresses the issue of climate…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Climate, Access to Information, Stakeholders
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Anderson, Allison – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
This article makes the case for the education sector an untapped opportunity to combat climate change. It sets forth a definition of Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development that is comprehensive and multidisciplinary and asserts that it must not only include relevant content knowledge on climate change, environmental and social…
Descriptors: Climate, Evidence, Risk, Environmental Education
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Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which came into force in 1993, encourages actions that will guide the way to a sustainable future. It pursues three main goals: (1) conservation of biodiversity; (2) sustainable use of biodiversity; and (3) fair and equitable sharing arising from the use of genetic resources. Article 13…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Conferences (Gatherings), Sustainability, Environmental Education
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Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-22 June 2012, marking the twentieth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 and the tenth anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. With more than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Conferences (Gatherings), Conservation (Environment)
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