Integrating sustainable development in TVET curriculum

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Author: Majumdar, Shyamal


Sustainable development (SD) is an elusive term, which many people misunderstand to only refer to environmental protection or economic development. SD is more than that. It is about maintaining and improving the quality of life without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It is not limited to a concern for the natural environment or focused exclusively on economic development. Rather SD is a concept based on integrating sociocultural, environmental and economic considerations. Moving towards the goal of SD requires fundamental changes in human attitudes...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Sustainability; Economics; Technology; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training; Policy; Employment; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Economic development; Environment; Technological change; Curriculum development; Skill needs; Skill development; Vocational school; Educational policy; Employment practice; Institutional role

Published: Bangkok, Thailand: UNESCO Bangkok, 2012

Physical description: 14 p.

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Also called: Integrating sustainable development in technical and vocational education and training curriculum

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 110.1082

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