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Author Chalkley, Brian

Title Education for Sustainable Development : Papers in Honour of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014)
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; Approaching the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: Prospects and Challenges; SECTION 1; 1.1 Educating Earth-literate Leaders; 1.2 Greening the University Curriculum: Appraising an International Movement; 1.3 Environmental Education for Sustainable Development in Russia; 1.4 An Environmental Education Concept for Galtür, Austria; 1.5 Sustainability, Systems Thinking and Professional Practice; 1.6 Environmental Research and Education in US Geography
1.13 Promoting Environmental Education for Sustainable Development: The Value of Links between Higher Education and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)1.14 The Firm and Shaky Ground of Education for Sustainable Development; SECTION 2; 2.1 The United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014): Learning to Live Together Sustainably; 2.2 EE and ESD: Two Paradigms, One Crucial Goal; 2.3 Some Systems Thinking Concepts for Environmental Educators during the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
1.7 Finding Space for Education for Sustainable Development in the Enterprise Economy1.8 Cultural Assumptions against Sustainability: An International Survey; 1.9 A Due Diligence Report on New Zealand's Educational Contribution to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development; 1.10 Sustainable Development within UK Higher Education: Revealing Tendencies and Tensions; 1.11 A Centre of Excellence in Education for Sustainable Development; 1.12 Sustainability Education in Scotland: The Impact of National and International Initiatives on Teacher Education and Outdoor Education
2.11 The Meaning of the DESD for Us in Japan: Three Years After Proposing it to the World2.12 The Eastern Africa Environmental Network and the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development; 2.13 Sustainable Development by Instinct, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Decade; 2.14 The Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities in México; 2.15 Education for Sustainable Development in New Zealand; 2.16 Embarking on the Decade for Sustainable Development: A Swaziland View; PROSPECTIVE; Emerging Opportunities in Education for Sustainable Development; Index
2.4 Challenging a ""Closing Circle"": Alternative Research Agendas for the ESD Decade2.5 Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship-The UK Perspective; 2.6 Curriculum for the Bioregion: Learning to Live Sustainably in Our ""Life Places""; 2.7 The Ahmedabad Declaration; 2.8 Argentina and Education for Sustainable Development; 2.9 The Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: A Perspective from Australia; 2.10 Is It Possible to Benefit from the Decade for Education for Sustainable Development?
Summary In 2005, The United Nations launched its Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, which recognises that education, including Higher Education is the key to the change in social attitudes that will be needed to protect the welfare of future generations. This involves helping learners to live as though the future matters and to achieve ecoliteracy. This includes the understanding that personal lifestyle decisions may have consequences, ranging from climate change, through loss of biodiversity, to pollution and resource depletion that may permit environmental degradation on a planetary sc
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Subject Education -- Aims and objectives.
Environmental education.
Sustainable development -- Study and teaching
Education -- Aims and objectives.
Environmental education.
Sustainable development -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Haigh, Martin
Higgitt, David.
ISBN 1317991117
9781317991113