Education for Sustainable Development: What was achieved in the DESD?
Education for Sustainable Development: What was achieved in the DESD?

Education for Sustainable Development: What was achieved in the DESD?

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ISBN-13: 9780367220044
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/10/2019
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Roger Firth is an Associate Professor of Geography Education in the Department of Education, and a Fellow of St Anne’s College, at the University of Oxford, UK. He has written widely on geography in education, knowledge and its impacts on curriculum, and pedagogy and environmental education. His recent research interest is inferentialist perspectives on conceptual development in geography classrooms.

Maggie Smith is a lecturer on the PGCE course at Reading University, UK. Her research interests and publications focus on the practice of environmental and sustainable development education in schools. She is a past chair of the National Association of Environmental Education, and of the Geographical Association’s special interest group on environmental education. She has worked widely with organisations linked to environmental education.

Table of Contents

Introduction – As the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development comes to an end: what has it achieved and what are the ways forward? Roger Firth and Maggie Smith

1. Developing the sustainable school: thinking the issues through William Scott

2. Eco-schooling and sustainability citizenship: exploring issues raised by corporate sponsorship John Huckle

3. Exploring and developing student understandings of sustainable development Nicola Walshe

4. Sustainable development, environmental education, and the significance of being in place Michael Bonnett

5. Uncharted waters: voyages for Education for Sustainable Development in the higher education curriculum Alexandra Ryan and Daniella Tilbury

6. A Practitioner’s Perspective – Missing the wood for the trees: systemic defects and the future of education for sustainable development Ken Webster

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