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Education and sustainability

Seonaigh MacPherson

Education and sustainability

learning across the diaspora, indigenous, and minority divide

by Seonaigh MacPherson

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International education,
  • Multiculturalism,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Native language and education,
  • Education and globalization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-280) and index.

    StatementSeonaigh MacPherson
    SeriesRoutledge research in education -- 55
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC1090 .M24 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 292 p. ;
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914513M
    ISBN 109780415882156
    LC Control Number2010041899

    the chapters, education is an essential ingredient for a more sustainable future. For example, it is through education that the next generation of citizens, voters, workers, professionals and leaders are prepared for life-long learning. Without education, progress towards a more sustainable future will be compromised. This book explores how higher education and sustainability interact in New Zealand, and argues that higher education at present may be contributing as much to unsustainability as it does to sustainability. It considers how education, and higher education in particular, works alongside a wide range of other life experiences to impact individuals’ attitudes and : Springer Singapore.

    As higher education plays a major role for the integration of sustainability into the society (Didham and Ofei-Manu ) and environmental literacy (Arnon, Orion, and Carmi ), knowledge about.   The Journal of Sustainability Education: JSE serves as a forum for academics and practitioners to share, critique, and promote research, practices, and initiatives that foster the integration of economic, ecological, and socio-cultural dimensions of sustainability within formal and non-formal educational contexts. JSE is a peer-reviewed, open-access, trans- and interdisciplinary : Rhett Mcdaniel.

    How will we move towards sustainability? By learning through crisis, or by design? In this Briefing, Stephen Sterling points out that progress towards a more sustainable future critically depends on learning, yet most education and learning take no account of sustainability. He also argues that the reorientation of education towards sustainable developement since the Agenda 21 agreement of. This book explores how higher education and sustainability interact in New Zealand, and argues that higher education at present may be contributing as much to unsustainability as it does to sustainability. It considers how education, and higher education in particular, works alongside a wide range of other life experiences to impact individuals’ attitudes and actions.


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