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ERIC Number: EJ1019980
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-4082
Tracing Sustainability: An International Comparison of ESD Implementation into Lower Secondary Education
Bagoly-Simó, Péter
Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, v7 n1 p95-112 Mar 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), post-colonial (Mexico) and post-socialist (Romania) condition. The authors tested a set of four indicators measuring the depth and breadth of implementation. The results show that ESD continues to exist as (hyper-) specialized add-on knowledge in an overcrowded curriculum (Jucker, 2011) that seems to further differentiate between high- and low-status knowledge (Williams, 2008). The tested indicators offer an insight into the depth and breadth of ESD implementation across the entire curriculum.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Mexico; Romania
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