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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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Schank, Christoph; Rieckmann, Marco – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
In this article, the concept of education for sustainable development is substantiated and expanded upon from a socio-economic perspective. Incorporating the concept of the economic citizen, we present the liberal republican civic ethos, moral judgement, decision-making capabilities and key competencies relevant for sustainability together with an…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Socioeconomic Influences, Moral Values, Decision Making
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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
Hopkins, Charles – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
As the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ends, there will be celebrations and the inevitable reporting on activities and outcomes. Countless meetings, events, and sessions have occurred around the world. This opinion piece acknowledges three significant events or outcomes that are shaping the future of ESD within formal education…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Global Approach, Sustainability, Educational Change
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
Taylor, Jim – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
This paper explores how ESD activities may be viewed on a continuum from "causal" approaches, seeking to cause change in others, to "enabling" orientations where efforts are made to enable people to implement the principles of ESD and respond to the environmental challenges they face from their own context. An enabling…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Sustainable Development
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Duobliene, Lilija – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
The policy and philosophy of school curriculum formation in this article is interpreted from phenomenological and critical pedagogy perspectives. The main features of the phenomenology, set against the instructional method for an individual's development, and his/her relationship with the surroundings, are herein explicated. The distinction…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Case Studies
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Jackson, M. G. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2011
Between the Inter-governmental Conference on Environmental Education at Tbilisi in 1977 and the Fourth International Conference on Environmental Education at Ahmedabad in 2007, our conception of the challenge posed by the global crises of climate change, environmental destruction, social disintegration, poverty, natural resources exhaustion and…
Descriptors: World Views, Environmental Education, Climate, Sustainable Development
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Clugston, Rick – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2011
This article reports on an international conference "An Ethical Framework for a Sustainable World," that was held in Ahmedabad, India. The conference served as the culmination of events marking the 10-year anniversary of the completion of the Earth Charter document and the launch of a social movement to transition to a more sustainable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Interactive Video, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Zaferatos, Nicholas C. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2011
This article presents the findings of a collaborative investigation by six nongovernment organisations (NGOs) from five European-Mediterranean countries to identify a framework for reversing rural marginalisation in Mediterranean communities through sustainable forms of community-based agricultural development. The project brought together…
Descriptors: Investigations, Nongovernmental Organizations, Internet, Models
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Ruiz, Javier Reyes – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
The article explores social and educational processes that could undermine the Earth Charter's promise. It points out that the meaning of the Charter would be affected if it is used in a doctrinaire manner, if individuals or groups assume the role of its legitimate and expert emissaries, if it takes on a messianic tone in its central ideas, if it…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Social Responsibility, Ethics, Social Influences
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Sakurai, Hiro – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
This article is the edited text of the presentation made by the author at the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne, Australia, 3-9 December 2009. The session was titled "Healing the Earth with Care and Concern: Religious Responses to the Earth Charter". The article highlights some of the efforts that the Soka Gakkai International (SGI)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Consciousness Raising, Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment)
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Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
Humanity is part of a vast evolving universe. Earth is alive with a unique community of life. The forces of nature make existence a demanding and uncertain adventure, but Earth has provided the conditions essential to life's evolution. The resilience of the community of life and the well-being of humanity depend upon preserving a healthy biosphere…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Ecology, Conservation (Environment), Global Approach
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Huckle, John – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
In this article, the author argues for a more critical form of education for sustainable development (ESD) linked to global citizenship education. He does so by reference to the limitations of the "green new deals" being carried out as part of fiscal stimulus packages, the alternatives proposed by ecosocialists, and the partly conflicting and…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Citizenship Education, Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment)
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Miranda, Edgar – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
In July 2008, the Ashlawn Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, began the implementation of the Global Citizenship Project, which is designed around the four guiding principles of the Earth Charter: respect and care for the community of life; ecological integrity; social and economic justice; and democracy, nonviolence and peace. The intent of…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Citizenship, Democracy, Ecology
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