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Valsangiacomo, Federica – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2023
Shaping one's own everyday life in the sense of sustainable development (SD) and participating in corresponding social processes call for the ability to make decisions in terms of SD. To promote this ability, this article focuses on the question of how pupils make decisions in the context of SD and which types of decision-making processes (DMP)…
Descriptors: Decision Making Skills, Sustainable Development, Protocol Analysis, Nutrition Instruction
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Uggla, Ylva; Soneryd, Linda – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2023
Sustainable development as a subject area and learning objective increasingly finds its way into the curriculum from pre-school to university level, and education and learning are emphasized as key drivers for sustainable development. At the same time, the sustainable development discourse has since its inception been met with critique, not least…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Environmental Education, College Instruction
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Spiteri, Jane; Pace, Paul – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2023
Climate change is a major environmental challenge society is facing. While young children will experience the impacts of climate change for longer, research into their perceptions of climate change is scant. To address this gap, this qualitative case study presents the perceptions of climate change of 10 young Maltese children (4-7 years). Data…
Descriptors: Climate, Young Children, Misconceptions, Scientific Concepts
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Bedford, Timothy – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2023
Japan is facing a problem of depopulation of rural and island communities. This research focuses on the island of Nakanoshima (Ama-cho), which has dramatically declined in population in the past 70 years. In 2007, the High School faced the threat of closure due to declining numbers, and were it to close would have further hastened the decline of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Community Development, Foreign Countries, Place Based Education
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Mani, Shyamala K.; Roquaiya; Masilamani, R. J. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2023
This paper is an empirical attempt to demonstrate the significance of capacity-building training which was conducted by the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) on behalf of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U). The paper focuses on sanitation and solid-waste management (SWM), two issues…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Urban Areas, Sanitation, Foreign Countries
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Janhonen, Kristiina; Elkjaer, Bente – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2022
This article explores microprocesses and transactions during 7 months of collaboration for sustainable food education involving two teachers of home economics and a school food manager in a Finnish secondary school. Data sources included interviews and multi-professional meetings, the professional reflections of participants and a researcher's…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Family and Consumer Sciences, Food Service, Secondary School Teachers
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Schulte, Matthew – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2022
To overcome the anthropogenic and global issues facing humanity today, young people will require a level of democracy, citizenship and altruism that is lacking in our current education system and is often antagonistic to the dominant neoliberal values, structures and underlying assumptions of our increasingly globalized education systems. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Neoliberalism, International Organizations, Democracy
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Maliotou, Maria Neocleous; Liarakou, Georgia – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2022
Sustainable nutrition, an important aspect of sustainable development, has a number of dimensions in the sustainable food system. Worldwide many schools in the form of gardening activities attempt the incorporation of sustainable nutrition into their educational practices; however, further development of the topic is required. This study carried…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Nutrition, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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Gynther, Per; Ahlquist, Eva-Maria Tebano – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2022
The aim of this article is to understand how Montessori education, according to Maria Montessori, will enable 6--12-year-olds to meet future challenges and to care for and contribute to the wellbeing of society and the planet as a whole. This article reports on a qualitative content analysis of four books written by Maria Montessori. The analysis…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Ecology
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Labanino, Rafael Pablo; Lude, Armin; Winter, Marc; Mainka, Steven; Hemmer, Ingrid; Bagoly-Simó, Péter; Hartmann, Johanna; Ullrich, Mark – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2022
In this article, we present our proposal for a set of resource indicators measuring financial, personnel and material resources for education for sustainable development (ESD) in the German primary and secondary education. As resource indicators are an understudied area in ESD indicator research, the present article fills in an important research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measurement, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials
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Mendez, Cluny; Atkinson, Christopher L. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2021
The implementation of sustainability and green public procurement (GPP) initiatives in school districts has been the subject of some debate; questions over definitions and programme goals have led to inconsistency and concerns about programme achievements. The legitimacy of programmes rests not only with the announcement of policy by officials,…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Certification, Purchasing, Conservation (Environment)
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Goldin, Jaqui; Mokomela, Resego; Kanyerere, Thokozani; Villholth, Karen G. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2021
With the impulse to control and order the disorderly, the threads or tributaries of affect and emotion, which mimic the meanderings of the aquifer itself, are often oversimplified or ignored. These are not anomalies of citizen science (CS) but 'normal' and expected 'disconnects' that surface when working within a multidisciplinary environment. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizen Participation, Scientific Research, Feminism
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Uhrqvist, Ola; Carlsson, Lisa; Kall, Ann-Sofie; Asplund, Therese – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2021
We communicate, relate, educate and make our world meaningful through stories. Stories are integrated in and are a part of every sustainability issue. In this article, we develop the concept of sustainability stories, and how they can be assessed and developed to correspond with the intentions of education for sustainable development (ESD).…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Story Telling, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Ibiapina, Iveltyma Roosemalen Passos; Leocadio, Aurio; Lazaro, Jose Carlos; Romero, Claudia Buhamra Abreu – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2021
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between cultural components and municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal individual practices in the context of Brazilian and German university students. To achieve this goal, we chose to conduct qualitative research with ethnographic inspiration, exploratory and descriptive nature. For one year, the…
Descriptors: College Students, Correlation, Sanitation, Recycling
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Janakiraman, Shamila; Watson, Sunnie Lee; Watson, William R.; Shepardson, Daniel P. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2021
Anthropogenic activities cause environmental degradation-related problems. However, people fail to perform pro-environmental behaviours because they believe that they cannot make a difference or they focus on short-term benefits. Interventions that address specific target groups aimed at breaking barriers and changing behaviours are required. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Environmental Education, Educational Games
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