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Mickelsson, Martin; Danielsson, Anna – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
The aim of the article is to investigate, in the light of the emphasis laid on scaling by UNESCO (UNESCO, 2014a), how subjectification of those involved in educational innovations both enables and constricts scaling understood as a learning process. This is carried out through a case study of the Alforja Educativa, an educational project in…
Descriptors: Scaling, Environmental Education, Educational Innovation, International Organizations
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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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Foley, Rider W.; Archambault, Leanna M.; Hale, Annie E.; Dong, Hsiang-Kai – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Universities and colleges around the world are exploring ways of reorganizing curricula to educate future leaders in sustainability. Preservice teachers hold tremendous potential to introduce concepts of sustainability far earlier than post-secondary education. However, there is little research of such efforts to yield changes in future elementary…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Outcomes of Education, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Wynveen, Brooklynn J. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Experts agree that overconsumption is a major problem in Western culture today, particularly in the United States. Thus, it is important to promote sustainable behaviour among the general public. However, existing educational programming geared towards promoting such behaviour remains appealing largely to environmentally motivated audiences, as…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Behavior Change
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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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Bieler, Andrew; Haluza-Delay, Randolph; Dale, Ann; Mckenzie, Marcia – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
This article analyses the depth of engagement with climate change education policy across all 13 provinces and territories in Canada. A comparative content analysis of 13 climate action plans (CAP) and 90 K-12 education policy documents shows a major gap existing between Canada's climate and education policies. While subnational climate policy…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Environmental Education, Educational Objectives
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Kotsalas, Ioannis P.; Antoniou, Anna; Scoullos, Michael – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
A fundamental objective of environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD) is the promotion of critical thinking, through which learners could resist messages (e.g., from TV), leading to unsustainable lifestyles and practices. The analysis of messages from media was used for: identifying influencing techniques;…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Mass Media Use, Environmental Education, Social Media
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Alonso-Yanez, Gabriela – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Exploring science as a collective undertaking embedded in sociocultural contexts is a critical aspect of science education. This article concerns questions of curriculum design for science education for young learners, and it reports findings of a study on a conservation and environmental education initiative in Mexico's Sierra de Huautla…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Curriculum Design, Environmental Education
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Noguchi, Fumiko – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) aimed to take a socially critical and transformative approach to ESD through all forms of education. Unfortunately, it mainly focused on formal education and overlooked the informal education that is embedded in the community development process of tackling unsustainable problems…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Community Development, Sustainable Development, Rhetorical Criticism
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Raus, Rea – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
In the context of teacher education (TE) for sustainable development (SD), questions related to a teacher's values, worldview and identity present a particular interest and are of critical importance. In the present article, student-teachers' understanding of Teacher self and nature is focused on through discussions of personal and professional…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies, Ecological Factors
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Graham, Peter; Arshad-Ayaz, Adeela – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Developmental social psychologist Albert Bandura's 1961 Bobo doll experiments provide interesting insights for the field of education for sustainable development (ESD) today. This article discusses some of the implications Bandura's model of learned aggression has for modelling learned unsustainability. These lessons are not limited to educational…
Descriptors: Toys, Models, Sustainability, Educational Research
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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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Norat, María de los Ángeles Vilches; Herrería, Alfonso Fernández; Rodríguez, Francisco Miguel Martínez – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
This qualitative research has been undertaken with the purpose of developing an integrated system of categories based on ecopedagogy. Founded on the critical pedagogy of Paulo Freire, this movement moves towards complex thinking and holism. Its theoretical bases are set on principles of sustainability, biosensibility, ethics of care and global…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Critical Theory, Sustainability, Classification
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