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Education for sustainability

Author: John Huckle; Stephen R Sterling
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first book published in the UK to provide an overview of the theory and practice of education for sustainability, making a case for a critical and purposive approach to education which is appropriate to the challenges of our times. It brings together contributions from environmental educators working in the formal and informal sectors and in continuing education, and provides perspectives on relevant  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Education for sustainability.
London : Earthscan, 1996
(OCoLC)654825175
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Huckle; Stephen R Sterling
ISBN: 1853832561 9781853832567
OCLC Number: 36164605
Description: xix, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jonathon Porritt --
Introduction / John Huckle and Stephen Sterling --
1. Realizing Sustainability in Changing Times / John Huckle --
2. Education in Change / Stephen Sterling --
3. A WWF View of Education and the Role of NGOs / Peter Martin --
4. The Primary Years / Gillian Symons --
5. The Secondary Years / Ken Webster --
6. Greening the University / Tony Alabaster and Derek Blair --
7. Teacher Education / John Huckle --
8. Working with the Youth Service / Lisbeth Grundy and Bud Simpkin --
9. Community-Based Learning / Geoff Fagan --
10. Towards a Critical Media / John Howson and Adrian Cleasby --
11. Corporate Greening / Nigel Roome and Andrea Oates --
12. Local Government's Educational Role in LA21 / Julian Agyeman, Jane Morris and Jeff Bishop --
13. Developing Strategy / Stephen Sterling --
14. The Politicians Respond / Ken Collins, John Gummer, Jean Lambert, Joan Ruddock and Matthew Taylor --
15. A Vision of a 21st-Century Community Learning Centre / Shirley Ali Khan.
Responsibility: edited by John Huckle and Stephen Sterling.

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At a time when polls suggest that young British people believe that the future will offer a worse quality of life, it is becoming imperative that children are introduced to principles of  Read more...

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