Transformative Pedagogic Practice: Education for Sustainable Development and Water Conflicts in Indian Geography Education

Transformative Pedagogic Practice: Education for Sustainable Development and Water Conflicts in Indian Geography Education

by Stephanie Leder

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811323683
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 12/08/2018
Series: Education for Sustainability
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stephanie Leder holds a PhD in Cultural Geography from the University of Cologne, Germany. She studied geography, English, biology and educational sciences at the University of Cologne and the University of New Brunswick, Canada. For her PhD thesis, she conducted in-depth research on Education for Sustainable Development in policy and practice by examining geography teaching on water resources at secondary schools in Pune, India. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow for Gender, Youth and Inclusive Development at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Kathmandu, Nepal, and led studies in inter- and transdisciplinary projects within the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Program “Water, Land and Ecosystems” in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Currently she is a Postdoctoral Researcher for Social and Environmental Justice at the Department of Urban and Rural Development at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala, Sweden.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Education for Sustainable Development in India.- 2 Theoretical Considerations on Pedagogic Practice and its Transformative Potential.- 3 Education for Sustainable Development and Argumentation.- 4 Education and Water Conflicts in Pune, India.- 5 A Framework for Qualitative Geographical Education Research.- 6 Academic Frameworks for Formal School Education and ESD Principles.- 7 Pedagogic Practice, ESD Principles and the Perspectives of Students, Teachers and Educational Stakeholders.- 8 Opportunities for Interpreting ESD Principles through Argumentation in Pedagogic Practice.- 9 The Transformative Potential of Pedagogic Practice.- 10 Research Prospects and Strategies for Translating ESD in Pedagogic Practice.

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