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Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Kalil, Rosa Maria Locatelli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an experience of inclusion of the theme "climate change" in a Brazilian public school through training conducted with teachers. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology was based on three specific phases: reflection, focusing on the application of a pretest with 45 questions directed…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Foreign Countries, Pretests Posttests
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Bugallo-Rodríguez, Anxela; Vega-Marcote, Pedro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions have a valuable dual role in disseminating the circular economy (CE) as a new sustainability paradigm. First, the university teaches students about this subject. Second, it prepares future teachers to incorporate sustainability into other educational levels. This paper aims to present the results of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Preservice Teachers
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Panatsa, Vasiliki Maria; Malandrakis, Georgios – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to detect preschool and primary school student-teachers' (STs) views about the social pillar of urban sustainability and particularly about the importance they attach to various social aspects of urban sustainability, and the perceived effectiveness of education in influencing these aspects. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers
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Mercer, Theresa G.; Kythreotis, Andrew P.; Robinson, Zoe P.; Stolte, Terje; George, Sharon M.; Haywood, Stephanie K. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss a novel life cycle approach to education for sustainable development (ESD) where the students become "design thinkers". Design/methodology/approach: A case study on the creation, development and utilisation of educational games by university students is presented. The paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Instructional Design, Play
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Gedžune, Ginta; Gedžune, Inga – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to the body of practical knowledge about reorienting teacher education to address sustainability by reflecting on an action research experience from a study course on sustainability in a regional university. Design/methodology/approach: It contemplates the usage of aesthetic learning to activate pre-service…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Aesthetic Education, Inclusion, Sustainability