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Work, Learning and Sustainable Development : Opportunities and Challenges

Author: John Fien; Rupert Maclean; Man-Gon Park
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2009.
Series: Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, 8
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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This book is the first to provide 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  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Fien; Rupert Maclean; Man-Gon Park
ISBN: 9781402081934 1402081936 9781402081941 1402081944
OCLC Number: 873689862
Description: S. : v.: digital
Contents: 1. Introduction - Work, Learning and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges John Fien and Rupert Maclean Section 1 New Thinking on Development 2. Global Trends and their Implications for Sustainable Human Resource Development through TVET Man-Gon Park 3. Rethinking Development: As If the Planet and Its People Really Mattered John Fien, David Goldney and Tom Murphy 4. Productivism and Ecologism: Changing Discourses in TVET Damon Anderson 5. Towards Sustainable Human Development Parmanand Varma 6. Towards a Synthesis Annette Gough Section 2 The TVET Response to the Challenges of Sustainable Development 7. Sustainable Development: The Challenges and Prospects for a Sustainability Curriculum Elwyn Thomas 8. Technology Education and the Search for Truth, Beauty and Love William Pretzer 9. TVET as Sustainable Investment Steve Gough 10. Technacy Education: Understanding Cross-cultural Technological Praxis Kurt W. Seemann 11. Education for All and TVET: The Creative Synergy Phillip Hughes 12. TVET and Ecologism: Charting New Terrain Damon Anderson 13. Basic Education for Sustainable Livelihoods: The Right Question? John Lawrence and Sean Tate 14. Adult and Vocational Education for Social Sustainability: A New Concept for TVET for Sustainable Development Stephen Mckenzie 15. Intercultural Education: Promoting Sustainability in Education and Training Johanna Lasonen 16. Developing Entrepreneurship for Rural Youth and Women Tariq Mahmood 17. Sustainable Development through a Skilled, Knowledge-Based Workforce Man-Gon Park, Shyamal Majumdar and Suresh K. Dhameja 18. The TVET Response to the Challenges of Sustainable Development: Towards a Synthesis Veronica Volkoff Section 3 Country Experiences in Integrating Sustainable Developmentinto TVET 19. UK: Developing the Strategy for Sustainable Development in TVET Stephen Martin, Maureen Martin and Judith Cohen 20. Germany: TVET for Sustainable Development: Policy-Making Strategies and Project Experiences Michael Haertel 21. Australia: The Role of Partnerships, Industry Skills Councils and Training Packages in TVET for Sustainable Development Linda Condon and Andrew Rickard 22. Canada: Generic Sustainable Development Skills for the Workforce France Boutin and Chris Chinien 23. South Africa: Applied Competence as the Guiding Framework for Environmental and Sustainability Education Heila Lotz-Sisitka and Glenda Raven 24. South Africa: Strengthening Responses to Sustainable Development Policy and Legislation Heila Lotz-Sisitka and Lausanne Olvitt 25. Azerbaijan: TVET and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Caucasus John Lawrence 26. India: Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Policy Perspectives and Challenges Ahead Jagmohan Singh Rajput 27. China: Skills Acquisition for Displaced People in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area of Chongqing Zhao Jiping, Liu Yu and Veronica Volkoff 28. Country Experiences in Integrating Sustainable Development into TVET: Towards a Synthesis Alan Montague Section 4 Enhancing and Supporting TVET for Sustainable Development 29. Eight Principles for Promoting a Sustainable Education William S. Pretzer 30. School Enterprises Revisited: Combining Vocational Learning with Production Madhu Singh 31. School-based Enterprises and Environmental Sustainability Alberto Arenas 32. Sustainability Covenants: A Case Study of Government-College Partnership Beth McLachlan, Greg Waddell and Frank Mitchell 33. A Framework for Developing Teaching Approaches and Resources for Education for
Series Title: Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, 8
Responsibility: edited by Rupert Maclean, John Fien, Rupert Maclean, Man-Gon Park.
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