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Education for Sustainable Development: Configuration and Meaning

Education for Sustainable Development: Configuration and Meaning The inception of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005–14) has excited controversy over the validity of the concept of education for sustainable development (ESD), as well as reactivating a critical review of the environmental education field as a whole. This article analyzes the peculiarities of ESD, the conditions that gave rise to it, the characteristics of its proposed configuration and the implications for environmental education. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Policy Futures in Education SAGE

Education for Sustainable Development: Configuration and Meaning

Policy Futures in Education , Volume 3 (3): 8 – Sep 1, 2005

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© 2005 SAGE Publications
eISSN
1478-2103
DOI
10.2304/pfie.2005.3.3.2
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Abstract

The inception of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005–14) has excited controversy over the validity of the concept of education for sustainable development (ESD), as well as reactivating a critical review of the environmental education field as a whole. This article analyzes the peculiarities of ESD, the conditions that gave rise to it, the characteristics of its proposed configuration and the implications for environmental education.

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Policy Futures in EducationSAGE

Published: Sep 1, 2005

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