Work, Learning and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges / Edition 1

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This book is the first that provides a comprehensive overview of the way countries, education systems and institutions have responded to the call for an integration of learning for work, citizenship and sustainability at the Second International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education that was held in Seoul in 1999. Discussions on the central theme of the Seoul Conference - lifelong learning and training for all, a bridge to the future - led to the conclusion that a new paradigm of both-development and Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) was needed.
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Table of Contents

Introduction by the Series Editor Rupert Maclean xvii

Introduction: The Legacy of the Bonn Declaration John Fien Rupert Maclean xix

Part I New Thinking on Development

1 Global Trends and their Implications for Sustainable Human Resource Development through TVET Man-Gon Park 3

2 Rethinking Development: As if the Planet and its People Really Mattered John Fien David Goldney Tom Murphy 19

3 Productivism and Ecologism: Changing Dis/courses in TVET Damon Anderson 35

4 Towards Sustainable Human Development Parmanand Varma 59

5 Towards a Synthesis Annette Gough 71

Part II The TVET Response to the Challenges of Sustainable Development

6 Sustainable Development: The Challenges and Prospects for a Sustainability Curriculum Elwyn Thomas 77

7 Technology Education and the Search for Truth, Beauty and Love William S. Pretzer 93

8 TVET as Sustainable Investment Stephen Gough 107

9 Technacy Education: Understanding Cross-cultural Technological Practice Kurt W. Seemann 117

10 Education for All and TVET: The Creative Synergy Phillip Hughes 133

11 TVET and Ecologism: Charting New Terrain Damon Anderson 147

12 Basic Education for Sustainable Livelihoods: The Right Question? John E.S. Lawrence Sean Tate 163

13 Adult and Vocational Education for Social Sustainability: A New Concept for TVET for Sustainable Development Stephen McKenzie 177

14 Intercultural Education: Promoting Sustainability in Education and Training Johanna Lasonen 187

15 Developing Entrepreneurship for Rural Youth and Women Tariq Mahmood 203

16 Sustainable Development Through a Skilled, Knowledge-Based Workforce Man-Gon Park Shyamal Majumdar Suresh K. Dhameja225

17 The TVET Response to the Challenges of Sustainable Development: Towards a Synthesis Veronica Volkoff 239

Part III Country Experiences in Integrating Sustainable Development into TVET

18 UK: Developing the Strategy for Sustainable Development in TVET Stephen Martin Maureen Martin Judith Cohen 247

19 Germany: Policy-making Strategies and Project Experiences Michael Haertel 261

20 Australia: The Role of Partnerships, Industry Skills Councils and Training Packages Linda Condon Andrew Rickard 279

21 Canada: Generic Sustainable Development Skills for the Workforce France Boutin Chris Chinien 295

22 South Africa: Applied Competence as the Guiding Framework for Environmental and Sustainability Education Heila Lotz-Sisitka Glenda Raven 309

23 South Africa: Strengthening Responses to Sustainable Development Policy and Legislation Heila Lotz-Sisitka Lausanne Olvitt 319

24 Azerbaijan: TVET and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Caucasus John E.S. Lawrence 329

25 India: Policy Perspectives and Challenges Ahead Jagmohan Singh Rajput 343

26 China: Skills for Displaced People in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area of Chongqing Jiping Zhao Yu Liu Veronica Volkoff 361

27 Country Experiences in Integrating Sustainable Development into TVET: Towards a Synthesis Alan Montague 375

Part IV Enhancing and Supporting TVET for Sustainable Development

28 Eight Principles for Promoting Sustainable Education William S. Pretzer 381

29 School Enterprises Revisited: Combining Vocational Learning with Production Madhu Singh 395

30 School-based Enterprises and Environmental Sustainability Alberto Arenas 427

31 Sustainability Covenants: A Case Study of a Government-College Partnership Beth McLachlan Greg Waddell Frank Mitchell 445

32 A Framework for Developing Teaching Approaches and Resources for Education for Sustainable Development Margarita Pavlova 455

33 Learning to Do: An ESD Resource for TVET Lourdes R. Quisumbing Maria Lourdes Q. Baybay 465

34 Evaluating TVET Programmes through Appreciative Inquiry Alberto Arenas 477

35 Enhancing and Supporting TVET for Sustainable Development: Towards a Synthesis Iris Bergmann 489

Part V Conclusion

36 TVET and Sustainable Development: A Cautionary Note Tom Karmel 499

Author Index 507

Subject Index 513

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