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Gaus, Ralf – Journal of Religious Education, 2021
School education is no longer just the place where students are supposed to deal with local phenomena and issues, but also with global ones. Every subject in German schools, such as Religious Education, has to make its own contribution to the Global Education of students. The goals of interest and educational policy associated with this vary. As a…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Religious Education, Global Education, National Curriculum
Miller, Abby; Valle, Katherine; Engle, Jennifer; Cooper, Michelle – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2014
This report, "Access to Attainment: An Access Agenda for 21st Century College Students," examines the challenges facing 21st century students and presents strategies for addressing these challenges through policy-and practice-based solutions at the institutional, state and national levels. Recommendations include implementing a…
Descriptors: College Students, Access to Education, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies
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Svalfors, Ulrika – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This article discusses different interpretations of sustainable development in education and if different interpretations of the concept are implemented in Curriculum, with the Swedish Curriculum of Upper Secondary School as an example. According to Agenda 21 sustainable development should be implemented in a multidimensional way. In 2011, a new…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Secondary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Okur-Berberoglu, Emel – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Environmental awareness is evaluated related to cognitive and affective areas so it might be considered one of the important points in order to predict environmental behavioural change. One of the behavioural change models is ecological dynamics model (EDM) and this model's characteristics overlap with ecopedagogy-based outdoor experiential…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Environmental Education, Behavior Change
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Boyd, Diane – Education 3-13, 2020
The aim and focus of the early childhood intergenerational sustainable skill café was to highlight the potential of the lost arts and traditions of our cultural heritage. Kuttner (2015, 70, Educating for Cultural Citizenship: Reframing the Goals for Art Education. "Curriculum Inquiry" 45 (1): 69-92) argues for education to provide…
Descriptors: Handicrafts, Intergenerational Programs, Art Education, Early Childhood Education
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Hunt, Stephen; Wright, Anna; Simonds, Cheri – Communication Education, 2014
In the late 1980s, noted communication scholar Cassandra Book laid out a comprehensive rationale and agenda for communication education research specifically focusing on pedagogical content knowledge for Communication courses in K-12 education. It has been 25 years since Book published her call for those in our discipline to pursue research…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Research Needs, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Educational Research
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Rocca, Lorena; Donadelli, Giovanni; Ziliotto, Sonia – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2012
The increasing complexity of urban regions and the lack of green areas in the neighborhoods have turned the cities less and less child-friendly. In order to locally face these situations, the project "Small steps of Agenda 21," which promoted a participatory planning experience for children focused on the green area of their school, was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gardening, Outdoor Education, Sustainability
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Roofe, Carmel; Ferguson, Therese – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is critical for Caribbean countries such as Jamaica as the country grapples with various sustainability issues. The integration of ESD into formal and non-formal education therefore becomes a necessary undertaking. At the formal level, reorienting curricula at all levels is important and advocated for in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Sustainable Development
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Gokool-Ramdoo, Sushita; Rumjaun, Anwar Bhai – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
Critical pedagogy, practitioner experience and a regulatory perspective are employed to scrutinize the notion of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as it occurs in the literature. They promote understanding of the challenges impeding the completion of unfinished ESD businesses. In response to practitioner-expressed needs, this paper…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Guidelines, Critical Theory
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Hopkins, Charles – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
As one of 12 members of the drafting committee of Agenda 21's Chapter 36, "Education, Public Awareness and Training", Charles Hopkins reflects on the process of working on the now-famous document. Although it was noncontroversial at the time, Chapter 36 spawned education for sustainable development when it was given to UNESCO to administer within…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Reflection, Educational History
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Reza, Mohammad Imam Hasan – SAGE Open, 2016
Sustainability describes how a system remains diverse and productive; this is the potential for long-term maintenance of well-being having ecological, economic, political, and cultural dimensions. Education for sustainable development (ESD) emphasizes on including the key sustainable development issues into teaching and learning, that is, climate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Higher Education, Ecology
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Tanaka, Haruhiko – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2017
The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) ran from 2005 to 2014. This study concerns the concepts of Sustainable Development (SD) and ESD. The term "sustainable development" was coined by the Brundtland Commission in 1987 as the key word in integrating environment and development. SD achieved international consensus at…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational Trends, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Zwarthoed, Danielle – Theory and Research in Education, 2015
According to Agenda 21, the United Nation's action plan for sustainable development, "Governments and private sector organisations should promote more positive attitudes towards sustainable consumption through education, public awareness programmes and other means". But some could wonder whether the cultivation of frugal consumption…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Money Management, Social Justice, Social Systems
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Reis, Giuliano – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
Science educators at all levels continuously struggle to keep pace with the rapidly developing understanding of the causes and potential solutions to current environmental issues while also trying to enthuse a new generation of passionate and knowledgeable scientists. However, how can future science teachers make science education more attractive…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Bagoly-Simó, Péter – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2014
Over the last two decades Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) has received increasing attention. Due to the close affinity that geography as a school subject shares with both theoretical constructs and methodologies of ESD, geography has assumed a key position in the implementation of ESD in formal education. Still, little attention has so…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Environmental Education
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