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Zaman, Barbara; Lovšin Kozina, Francka – Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 2021
Today's world is facing a problem with the growth of textile products and in particular, textile waste, which already represents a serious environmental problem. From the point of view of ensuring sustainable handling of textile products, it is thus very important that individuals have the appropriate knowledge, attitudes and skills for…
Descriptors: Textiles Instruction, Multiple Literacies, Grade 9, Secondary School Students
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Khumalo, Shuti Steph – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Promoting sustainable development is top on the agenda of many national governments. The provision of quality primary education is key in pursuing this agenda and relies heavily of committed teachers. This article explores the potential contribution of transformational leadership practices of primary school principals in promoting teacher…
Descriptors: School Administration, Transformational Leadership, Sustainable Development, Elementary School Teachers
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Zygmunt, Tomasz – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Nowadays, education for sustainable development starts covering wider and wider spheres of interest and human activity. Out of the three main spheres of interest, such as environmental, economic, and socio-cultural, the first two mentioned here seem to be given more attention than the sphere of socio-cultural activity. In this respect, the aim of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Language Usage, Language of Instruction
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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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Novo-Corti, Isabel; Badea, Liana; Tirca, Diana Mihaela; Aceleanu, Mirela Ionela – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to emphasize how economics courses offered at higher education institutions can influence sustainable development, in general, and Romania's sustainable development, in particular. Design/methodology/approach: The conclusions are based on a pilot questionnaire conducted by the authors on the level of Romanian students…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Economics Education
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Álvarez-Otero, Javier; de Lázaro y Torres, María Luisa – Education Sciences, 2018
Education in Sustainable Development Goals is a basic step in attaining its objectives, and, therefore, it has been undertaken by broad sectors of the teaching community. Nevertheless, the "sustainability curriculum" derived from the Sustainable Development Goals, in this case based on the data of the Spatial Data Infrastructures, in…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Environmental Education
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Khan, Ayaz Muhammad; Ramzan, Amna – Pakistan Journal of Distance and Online Learning, 2019
The foremost purpose of this empirical study was to explore the role of e-learning in the preparedness of preschool children in the incorporation of the values of sustainable development in pre-school students. The paradigm of the study was interpretivism and the phenomenology design was used for this qualitative investigation. Through the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Sustainable Development, Values, Education
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Gress, Douglas R.; Tschapka, Johannes M. – Journal of Geography, 2017
There is an apparent disconnect between geography and education for sustainable development (ESD), with geography underrepresented in publications and curricula related to sustainability though the discipline embraces the need to foment positive change. To bridge this schism, this article introduces advances in education for sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Ifegbesan, Ayodeji P.; Lawal, M. B.; Rampedi, Isaac T. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2017
The concept of sustainable development has become a widely used construct that is incorporated into virtually all disciplines and discourses. The implementation and achievement of sustainable development goals in the management of our environmental resources cannot be realized without education, especially at a formal level. Teacher training…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Sustainable Development, Content Analysis, Curriculum
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Wubah, Daniel; Steuer, Chris; Brown, Guilbert; Rice, Karen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to provide an example of how higher education institutions (HEIs) can use a successful campus infrastructure project to fund a student- and faculty-led, community-success platform that advances the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Design/methodology/approach: The authors applied conceptual models for systems thinking…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Systems Building, School Buildings
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Belyaeva, Galina I.; Ermoshkina, Ekaterina N.; Sukhinina, Veronika V.; Starikova, Lyudmila D.; Pecherskaya, Evelina P. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
On the one hand, the relevance of the studied issue is determined by growing lag of rural territorial units in socioeconomic development, and one the other by their significance in such important aspects of the country, as ensuring food supply security, preservation of the available land, production, ecological, demographic and human potential.…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Sustainable Development, Quality of Life, Foreign Countries
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Fuchs, Paulo; Raulino, Carlos; Conceição, Diogo; Neiva, Samara; Silva de Amorim, Wellyngton; Soares, Thiago Coelho; Andrade de Lima, Maurício; Montenegro De Lima, Carlos Rogerio; Soares, João Coelho; Andrade Guerra, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Sustainability is understood as a complex and integrating area, involving the most diverse areas and fields of knowledge. Because of the innumerable socio-environmental challenges in the current scenario, a sustainable development that finds the necessary changes and advances for communities, industry and the various stakeholders involved…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Management Systems, Strategic Planning
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Chukwu, Leo C.; Chinyelugo, Agada Fidelia; Eze, S. G. N. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The paper explained the concept university and the objectives of university education. Sustainable development and its purpose were then explained. The paper went further to analyze the various sources of financing the universities, including; the governments, endowment, and consultancy amongst others. The role of the universities in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Finance, Sustainable Development
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Fedulova, Inna; Ivanova, Valentina; Atyukova, Olga; Nosov, Vladimir – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2019
According to statistics, currently, approximately 4% of individuals with disabilities or incapacity for work are enrolled in higher education institutions of the Russian Federation. Thus, according to this figure, it is clear that higher education in the Russian Federation is available to a limited number of individuals with disabilities or…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Inclusion, Equal Education, Role of Education
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Algurén, Beatrix – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2021
Sustainable development and transformational change have become more critical than ever in the era of climate change. The aim of this literature review was to increase knowledge on education and learning activities (ELAs), along with the learning outcomes they address, in the context of higher education for sustainable development (SD) with…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Climate, Learning Activities, Behavior Change
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