Issues and trends in Education for Sustainable Development

Tags: ESD | research | teaching

UNESCO have released this publication reviewing some of the most topical trends and issues for ESD.

They describe it as: “The present volume addresses Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), which empowers learners to take informed decisions and responsible actions for environmental integrity, economic viability and a just society, for present and future generations, while respecting cultural diversity. ESD promotes holistic and transformational education. This type of education addresses learning content and outcomes, innovative pedagogy and ‘learning by doing’, and uses a whole-school approach to engage communities in achieving sustainable change.”