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ERIC Number: ED564004
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 59
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-9-2820-1197-3
Communities in Action: Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development
Noguchi, Fumiko; Guevara, Jose Roberto; Yorozu, Rika
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
This handbook identifies principles and policy mechanisms to advance community-based learning for sustainable development based on the commitments endorsed by the participants of the "Kominkan-CLC International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development," which took place in Okayama City, Japan, in October 2014. To inform policymakers and practitioners new to this field, the handbook clarifies the international vision and goals for sustainable development and Education for Sustainable Development, and identifies the potential contributions of community-based learning centres and organizations. It documents both policy and practice from different regions and concludes with a summary of principles and policy support mechanisms. The following Annex is included: Okayama Commitment 2014: Promoting ESD beyond DESD through Community-Based Learning. A bibliography is also included.
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. Feldbrunnenstrasse 58, 20148 Hamburg, Germany. Tel: +49-40-4480410; Fax: +49-40-4107723; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) (Germany)
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh; Brazil; Ethiopia; India; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; Mali; Namibia; Philippines; Slovenia