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Title: Education for Sustainable Development and the Question of 'Balance': A Case Study of the Pacific
Contributor(s): Jenkins, BA (author)orcid ; Jenkins, KA (author)
Publication Date: 2004
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/754
Abstract: In this paper, we discuss the challenges for Education for Sustainable Development(ESD) with respect to achieving an appropriate balance between the three pillars ofsustainable development--economy, society and the environment. In order to do this, wefocus on specific concerns confronting a number of developing countries in the Pacificwhere unsustainable activities provide lessons for the implementation of ESD. ESDrequires commitment from governments, commercial operators including transnationalcorporations, and local communities to facilitate positive changes through developmentof sustainable practices. In addition, we examine links between ESD and EnvironmentalEducation (EE) and advocate that they have the potential to work together to bringabout the desired changes necessary to create a sustainable future.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Current Issues in Comparative Education, 7(2), p. 114-129
Publisher: Teachers College, Columbia University
Place of Publication: New York
ISSN: 1523-1615
Field of Research (FOR): 130310 Maori Education (excl Early Childhood and Primary Education)
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/cice/Archives/7.2/72jenkins_jenkins.pdf
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