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Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2015
This article will discuss the role of environmentalism in environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD) in the context of ecopedagogy. Ecopedagogy calls for the remaking of capitalist practices and seeks to re-engage democracy to include multispecies interests in the face of our current global ecological crisis. In…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Business Administration Education, Sustainable Development
Lenglet, Frans – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
In order to have long-term impact ESD concepts, practices and policies should move into societal, policy and research arenas with high visibility and traction. In the process of going "transboundary", the ESD label may fade but the practice and organization of social and collaborative learning may gain.
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Sustainable Development
Sterling, Stephen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
This article is based upon a longer concept paper commissioned by UNESCO in preparation for the World Conference on ESD, and entitled "Winning the Future We Want--the pivotal role of education and learning". Neither this article nor the original paper necessarily represents UNESCO'S views. The brief for this paper was to make a…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Role of Education, Social Change
Pradhan, Mahesh; Mariam, Ayombi – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
This article will focus on involvement of Higher Education Institutions in promoting Education for Sustainable Development through UNEPs flagship programme Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability. To achieve this, the activities of the network are centered on three pillars: Education, Training and Networking.
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Colleges, Environmental Education, Partnerships in Education
Hopkins, Charles – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
As the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ends, there will be celebrations and the inevitable reporting on activities and outcomes. Countless meetings, events, and sessions have occurred around the world. This opinion piece acknowledges three significant events or outcomes that are shaping the future of ESD within formal education…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Global Approach, Sustainability, Educational Change
McKeown, Rosalyn – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
Teacher education institutions (TEIs) that are pioneers and leaders in education for sustainable development (ESD) have advanced the field through efforts in programmes, practices, and policies during the United Nations Decade of ESD. An international survey of TEIs by the UNESCO Chair on Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability at…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Sustainable Development, Teacher Educator Education, Educational Practices
Pruneau, Diane; Lang, Mathieu; Kerry, Jackie; Fortin, Guillaume; Langis, Joanne; Liboiron, Linda – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
In our day, leaders involved in ingenious sustainable development projects plan spaces and implement practices that are beneficial to the environment. These initiatives represent a fertile source of information on the competences linked to environmental design that we should nurture in our students. In view of improving our understanding of the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Resources, Urban Planning
Taylor, Jim – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
This paper explores how ESD activities may be viewed on a continuum from "causal" approaches, seeking to cause change in others, to "enabling" orientations where efforts are made to enable people to implement the principles of ESD and respond to the environmental challenges they face from their own context. An enabling…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Sustainable Development
De Andrade, Daniel Fonseca; Sorrentino, Marcos – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
Colonizing processes take many forms. Although they are generally related to the use of force, they may also happen through subtler means such as education, and subconsciously, whenever educational proposals are designed to suit a wide variety of contexts. This essay suggests that environmental pedagogies should be based on a dialogical mindset…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Interpersonal Communication, Land Settlement
Thomas, Ian – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
Increasingly, employers are seeing the need to have employees who have capabilities in sustainability. The hope is that there will be a sufficient number of appropriately educated people to enter the environment profession to meet the needs of these employers and the community. For some two decades a range of university programmes in Australia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, College Programs, Sustainability
Grice, Marie; Franck, Olof – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
The concept of sustainable development is a foundational concept in educational contexts which seems to be interpretable in various terms. With reference to four syllabuses in the Swedish curriculum, our aim is to identify possible ways of conceiving how the concept may be developed in relation to perspectives bringing forth the relation between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Course Descriptions, Holistic Approach
Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
This article explores the perceptions of development through metaphor use by students of International Business Management Studies at The Hague University. Students' reflections upon the concepts of nature and development before and after educational intervention are examined through discourse analysis and narrative analysis. Results show that…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, International Trade, Discourse Analysis, Figurative Language
Moges, Haimanot Gebrehiwot; Kifle, Desalegn Woldeyohannes; Lotz-Sisitka, Heila; Woldyohhanes, Solomon Meseret – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2014
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the cross-institutional assessment of sustainable development practices in the University of Gondar (UoG). The focus of the assessment was the level of UoG academic departments' integration of sustainability concerns in teaching, research and community service. Management contributions to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods, Service Learning
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Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
The Convention on Biodiversity has developed the concept of "ecosystem services" and "natural resources" in order to describe ways in which humans benefit from healthy ecosystems. Biodiversity, conceived through the economic approach, was recognized to be of great social and economic value to both present and future…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Sustainability, Discourse Analysis, Sustainable Development
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Lockley, John; Jarrath, Martin – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2013
Sustainability as a concept, though well understood in general terms, is often politically captured by interest groups and as such expressed through issues like concern for global climate change or the need to develop more efficient energy sources, to address regional, national or international priorities. Education for sustainability as a concept…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Concept Teaching, Sustainable Development
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