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Pruneau, Diane; Lang, Mathieu; Kerry, Jackie; Fortin, Guillaume; Langis, Joanne; Liboiron, Linda – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
In our day, leaders involved in ingenious sustainable development projects plan spaces and implement practices that are beneficial to the environment. These initiatives represent a fertile source of information on the competences linked to environmental design that we should nurture in our students. In view of improving our understanding of the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Resources, Urban Planning
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
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
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
Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
This article explores the perceptions of development through metaphor use by students of International Business Management Studies at The Hague University. Students' reflections upon the concepts of nature and development before and after educational intervention are examined through discourse analysis and narrative analysis. Results show that…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, International Trade, Discourse Analysis, Figurative Language
Moges, Haimanot Gebrehiwot; Kifle, Desalegn Woldeyohannes; Lotz-Sisitka, Heila; Woldyohhanes, Solomon Meseret – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the cross-institutional assessment of sustainable development practices in the University of Gondar (UoG). The focus of the assessment was the level of UoG academic departments' integration of sustainability concerns in teaching, research and community service. Management contributions to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods, Service Learning
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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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Qian, Wei – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
Higher education institutions have been encouraged to prepare their graduates to be socially and environmentally responsible professionals. However, previous studies have found a slow uptake of education for sustainable development (ESD) in university curricula, particularly in non-environmental disciplines. This paper investigates the process of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Accounting
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Bagoly-Simó, Péter – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
With the progress of the DESD, increasing numbers of researchers have been developing indicators to effectively measure the implementation of ESD in formal, informal and non-formal education. This paper aims to measure the implementation of ESD in secondary school curricula in three countries carrying the fingerprints of a developed (Germany),…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Environmental Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Bull, Marijoan – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
Given the fundamental objective of ESD--perspective change--it is increasingly being aligned with the theoretical foundation of Mezirow's Transformative Learning. In 2008, Sipos et al. built upon this connection by proposing a matrix of learning objectives to assess ESD in formal settings. These objectives, grouped under the title of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Educational Objectives
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Cincera, Jan – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
The article presents experience from a joint Czech-Kazakh project based on experiential education. The goal of the project was to develop trust and cooperation between various stakeholders to promote effective public participation in local sustainable development issues in Kazakhstan. The article describes the methodology of the programme and its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Program Implementation, Trust (Psychology)
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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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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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