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Nogueira, Christiano – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
This article presents an approach between education for sustainable development (ESD) based on the concept of sustainable development (SD) and the main concepts of environmental education (EE) in Brazil. In these approaches, the theoretical fundamentals of these conceptions of EE were analysed with a view to the possibility of promoting ESD…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Redman, Erin; Wiek, Arnim; Redman, Aaron – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
The next generation will be better prepared to cope with the daunting sustainability challenges if education for sustainable development is being taught and learned across educational sectors. K-12 school education will play a pivotal role in this process, most prominently, the teachers serving at these schools. While pre-service teachers'…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness
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Kolenick, Paul – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
As a central part of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) from 2005 to 2014 Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) serve as agents of education for sustainable development through multi-stakeholder networks with an interest in the advancement of sustainable societies. In this article, the question is raised about…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Expertise, Postsecondary Education
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Mickelsson, Martin; Danielsson, Anna – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
The aim of the article is to investigate, in the light of the emphasis laid on scaling by UNESCO (UNESCO, 2014a), how subjectification of those involved in educational innovations both enables and constricts scaling understood as a learning process. This is carried out through a case study of the Alforja Educativa, an educational project in…
Descriptors: Scaling, Environmental Education, Educational Innovation, International Organizations
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Taylor, Jim – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
A 'Sustainability Commons' is a place to try out sustainable living (Taylor & Westerman, 2013). It is also a place that anyone can visit and experiment with low-carbon technologies, which are usually very simple and inexpensive, and are being used locally for the benefit of the community and the environment. This article reflects on the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Social Environment, Sustainable Development, Consciousness Raising
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Iwan, Ailin; Rao, Nirmala; Poon, Kenneth K. Y. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Award-winning Green Preschools in Bali, Berkeley and Hong Kong were selected to explore the characteristics of Green Schools using measures developed by educators (Environmental Rating Scale for Sustainable Development in Early Childhood (ERS-SDEC)) and architects (simplified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) development).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Institutional Characteristics, Awards
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Bhagwanji, Yash; Born, Patty – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is an educational imperative that requires supporting young learners in developing awareness about--and exploring--concepts, topics and vocabulary of significant importance in environmental education. Chawla (2009, "Journal of Developmental Processes," "4"(1), pp. 6-23) identified two…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Scoffham, Stephen; Consorte-McCrea, Adriana – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Despite mounting evidence of global environmental stress, many educationalists appear to be discounting warnings of ecological collapse from scientists, futurists and community leaders. One way of promoting sustainability awareness may be to combine cognitive reasoning with emotional awareness. This article considers the complex dynamics relating…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Consciousness Raising, Environmental Education, Sustainability
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Holdsworth, Sarah; Thomas, Ian; Sandri, Orana – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Equipping professionals with skills to make decisions in line with sustainability principles is essential for transitioning our societies towards sustainable development. Higher education is at the forefront of generating professionals with these skills. However, although sustainability has been included in many university graduate attribute…
Descriptors: Vignettes, College Graduates, Decision Making, Undergraduate Study
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Janakiraman, Shamila; Watson, Sunnie Lee; Watson, William R. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Environmental Sustainability Education (ESE) is a critical element in youth education, as it facilitates learners to understand and realize the importance of creating a sustainable future for themselves and others. Changing learner attitudes and related behaviours is critical in ESE. Digital game-based learning (DGBL) environments offer a suitable…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Computer Games
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Elliott, Heather; Wright, Tarah – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
There are a growing number of university sustainability efforts, but the literature provides limited information to help universities decide if they are focused on sustainability aspects important to their stakeholders. To address this gap, Canadian student leaders' conceptualizations of sustainable development (SD) and sustainable universities…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Accountability, Student Attitudes, Sustainability
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Foley, Rider W.; Archambault, Leanna M.; Hale, Annie E.; Dong, Hsiang-Kai – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Universities and colleges around the world are exploring ways of reorganizing curricula to educate future leaders in sustainability. Preservice teachers hold tremendous potential to introduce concepts of sustainability far earlier than post-secondary education. However, there is little research of such efforts to yield changes in future elementary…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Outcomes of Education, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Wynveen, Brooklynn J. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Experts agree that overconsumption is a major problem in Western culture today, particularly in the United States. Thus, it is important to promote sustainable behaviour among the general public. However, existing educational programming geared towards promoting such behaviour remains appealing largely to environmentally motivated audiences, as…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Behavior Change
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Franck, Olof – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
The aim of this article is to highlight the role of religiously motivated ethics within the field of sustainability didactics. The article starts with critical reflections on the idea that religion, by proposing claims for knowledge of absolute authorities such as "divine beings or supernatural dimensions", offers capacity for uniting…
Descriptors: Ethics, Sustainability, Role, Religious Factors
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Bieler, Andrew; Haluza-Delay, Randolph; Dale, Ann; Mckenzie, Marcia – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
This article analyses the depth of engagement with climate change education policy across all 13 provinces and territories in Canada. A comparative content analysis of 13 climate action plans (CAP) and 90 K-12 education policy documents shows a major gap existing between Canada's climate and education policies. While subnational climate policy…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Environmental Education, Educational Objectives
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