Issues and trends in Education for Sustainable Development


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Author: Leicht, Alexander; Heiss, Julia; Byun, Won Jung


Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is acknowledged as an important driver of change, empowering learners to take the decisions and actions needed to build a just and economically viable society respectful of both the environment and cultural diversity. This type of education addresses learning content and outcomes, innovative pedagogy and 'learning by doing', and uses a whole-school approach to engage communities in achieving sustainable change. This publication explores key issues related to ESD policy and practice with the aim of helping to accelerate the reorientation of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Teaching and learning; Sustainability; Quality; Youth

Keywords: Educational practice; Educational policy; Policy implications; Institutional role; Key competency; Teacher training; Community development; Diversity

Published: Paris, France: UNESCO Publishing, 2018

Physical description: 276 p.

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ISBN: 9789231002441

Statement of responsibility: A. Leicht, J. Heiss and W. J. Byun (eds)

Resource type: Edited book

Document number: TD/TNC 131.576

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