Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/27653
Title: Education for Sustainability in the Secondary Sector - A Review
Contributor(s): Taylor, Neil  (author)orcid ; Quinn, Frances  (author)orcid ; Jenkins, Kathy  (author)orcid ; Miller-Brown, Helen (author); Rizk, Nadya  (author)orcid ; Prodromou, Theodosia  (author)orcid ; Serow, Penelope  (author)orcid ; Taylor, Subhashni (author)
Publication Date: 2019-03
DOI: 10.1177/0973408219846675
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/27653
Abstract: This article reviews Education for Sustainability (EfS) in the secondary sector across a range of countries. Drawing on journal articles, book chapters and official reports, it identifies some of the more successful approaches to implementing EfS within the secondary sector. The authors first discuss the importance of educating for sustainability at the secondary level and then explore barriers to effective EfS in secondary schools. They go on to share their insights into contextual factors that influence EfS practices which are reported in the case studies. In particular, they discuss the influence of (a) politics and curriculum renewal, (b) alignment of curriculum, resources and teaching, (c) the perceived state of EfS and (d) teachers’ professional development as determinants of EfS implementation and success.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 13(1), p. 102-122
Publisher: Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd
Place of Publication: India
ISSN: 0973-4082
0973-4074
Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 130106 Secondary Education
160506 Education Policy
130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 390306 Secondary education
390201 Education policy
390102 Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 930103 Learner Development
930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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School of Education

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