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Runhaar, Piety; Wagenaar, Klaartje; Wesselink, Renate; Runhaar, Hens – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
The goal of this article is to understand how the pro-environmental behaviour (PEB) of secondary school students can be encouraged. In an exploratory study, we examine to what extent pro-environmental cues--that is, 'situational strength' (Mischel, Psychological Review, 80(4):252, 1973)--were present in schools and whether students in 'stronger'…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Conservation (Environment), Secondary School Students
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Lewis, Robin A.; Kenerson, Mollie J.; Sorrentino, Carmen; Rowse, Tarah H. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
This article reports findings from the preliminary assessment of the Sustainable Living and Learning Community (SLLC) Programme, a yearlong and sustainability-focused living and learning programme. Using a multimethod approach that triangulates its findings based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of surveys, pre- and post-programme…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Living Learning Centers, Experiential Learning
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Iwan, Ailin; Rao, Nirmala; Poon, Kenneth K. Y. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Award-winning Green Preschools in Bali, Berkeley and Hong Kong were selected to explore the characteristics of Green Schools using measures developed by educators (Environmental Rating Scale for Sustainable Development in Early Childhood (ERS-SDEC)) and architects (simplified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) development).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Institutional Characteristics, Awards
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Janakiraman, Shamila; Watson, Sunnie Lee; Watson, William R. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Environmental Sustainability Education (ESE) is a critical element in youth education, as it facilitates learners to understand and realize the importance of creating a sustainable future for themselves and others. Changing learner attitudes and related behaviours is critical in ESE. Digital game-based learning (DGBL) environments offer a suitable…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Computer Games
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Kolenick, Paul – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
As a central part of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) from 2005 to 2014 Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) serve as agents of education for sustainable development through multi-stakeholder networks with an interest in the advancement of sustainable societies. In this article, the question is raised about…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Expertise, Postsecondary Education
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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 Rockström'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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Laurie, Robert; Nonoyama-Tarumi, Yuko; Mckeown, Rosalyn; Hopkins, Charles – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
This research is a synthesis of studies carried out in 18 countries to identify contributions of education for sustainable development (ESD) to quality education. Five common questions were used for the interviews in each country to solicit education leaders and practitioners' views on the outcome and implementation of ESD. The analysis revealed…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kaikai, Moijue; Baker, Erin – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
It is crucial that the younger generation be included in the conversation of sustainable development, given the urgent need of a global transition to cleaner energy solutions. Sustainable energy engineering (SEE) taught as early as secondary school can not only increase the number of students that will potentially study engineering to solve global…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Energy Conservation, Suburban Schools, Urban Schools
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Saito, Carlos Hiroo – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
The Brazilian Ministry of Sports organized a system of volunteers to receive the visitors during the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Football World Cup. The instructional material to capacitate these volunteers focused on environment and sustainability issues and it was developed in an integrative systemic framework…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Concept Mapping, Environmental Education, Educational Planning
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Mokuku, Tšepo; Taylor, Jim – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2015
This article explores prospects for community-based water resources management in Tlokoeng Valley, in the northern district of Lesotho. A qualitative survey was conducted to establish the pre-knowledge of the valley community. This provided a basis for a community education programme on wetlands conservation. Fifteen focus group interviews (FGIs)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Water Quality, Sustainability, Qualitative Research
De Andrade, Daniel Fonseca; Sorrentino, Marcos – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
Colonizing processes take many forms. Although they are generally related to the use of force, they may also happen through subtler means such as education, and subconsciously, whenever educational proposals are designed to suit a wide variety of contexts. This essay suggests that environmental pedagogies should be based on a dialogical mindset…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Interpersonal Communication, Land Settlement
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Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
The Convention on Biodiversity has developed the concept of "ecosystem services" and "natural resources" in order to describe ways in which humans benefit from healthy ecosystems. Biodiversity, conceived through the economic approach, was recognized to be of great social and economic value to both present and future…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Sustainability, Discourse Analysis, Sustainable Development
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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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Ongare, David; Macharia, Ayub; Mwakaje, Agnes; Muchane, Muchai; Warui, Charles; Mugoya, Charles; Masiga, Clet; Nikundiwe, Alfeyo; Muiti, Anastacia; Wakibara, James – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
The Mara-Serengeti is an ecosystem of immense importance to both Kenya and Tanzania, contributing significantly to the economies of both countries and forming a rich biodiversity reservoir. This ecosystem is among the most threatened ecosystems on the African continent. Increasing human population density and changing lifestyles have escalated…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Environmental Education, Communication Strategies, Natural Resources
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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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