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Education for Sustainable Development in Further Education

Embedding Sustainability into Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum

Editors: Summers, Denise, Cutting, Roger (Eds.)

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This book will enable teachers and managers in the post-compulsory sector to consider a range of approaches to embed Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in their practice in the post-compulsory sector.  There will be the opportunity to consider key debates, useful links and suggested reading to encourage further investigation and development of practice.  Fundamentally, this book aims to empower teachers to critically analyse ESD through their own subject specialisms, engage in the debate and learn with their students.  Democratic and participative approaches introduced will help readers to question traditional transmissive styles of teaching and learning and move on to the radical and transformative approaches required to embrace ESD. Therefore this book, whilst including illustrative examples, will encourage the reader to look at their own subject specialisms, practice, interests and those of their students to co-construct a curriculum that embeds ESD. 

About the authors

Dr Denise Summers, Associate Director (Initial Teacher Education) and Associate Professor

(Senior Lecturer)

 

Dr Roger Cutting, Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) and Programme leader for the MSc in Learning for Sustainability

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Introducing Education for Sustainable Development

    Pages 1-9

    Cutting, Roger (et al.)

  • Becoming Sustainability Champions: How Embracing Education for Sustainable Development Can Help Organisations to Change

    Pages 13-28

    Osborne, Pauline

  • Embracing Co-operative Inquiry to Embed Education for Sustainable Development

    Pages 29-42

    Summers, Denise

  • From the Local to the Global and Back Again: Reflections on Journeying to India, Learning about Gandhi’s Philosophy and the Influence on the Professional and the Personal

    Pages 43-57

    Summers, Denise (et al.)

  • Sustaining Our Resources

    Pages 61-75

    Dowling, Dianne

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Education for Sustainable Development in Further Education
Book Subtitle
Embedding Sustainability into Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum
Editors
  • Denise Summers
  • Roger Cutting
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51911-5
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-51911-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-51910-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 298
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations
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