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ERIC Number: EJ891232
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0020-8566
Economic Dimensions of Sustainable Development, the Fight against Poverty and Educational Responses
Ahmed, Manzoor
International Review of Education, v56 n2-3 p235-253 Jun 2010
The arguments in the article are based on the ongoing discourse in the academic community and among stakeholders, which has contributed to the articulation of the concepts and premises of sustainable development and the role of learning modalities, technologies and networks. The article draws on this discourse to explore the economic aspects of sustainable development, focusing on pervasive poverty, and the implications for educational actions. The concepts and underlying premises of education for sustainable development (ESD) are discussed. The article presents the key elements of an integrated approach to fighting poverty in the context of sustainable development. The role of learning and education in this integrated approach is outlined, framing the educational elements within the perspective of lifelong learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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