Category: Education for sustainable development

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The School Garden as a Learning Object and Leaning Space in Primary Schools

This presentation outlines the changing discourses on the garden as a learning object as well as a learning space in urban and rural schools in Scandinavia. Based on observations and interviews with different stakeholders it is understood, that Outdoor Education provides a meaningful multidisciplinary and multisensory learning space. The students learn to cope with issues

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Education as Cultural Data-System Development through Teaching and Upbringing

A cultural approach to cultural values in education through theory and practice of teaching-upbringing seeks to build knowledge about cultural changing role in today’s multicultural society, we mean as a sustainable development world. Cultural values today- intellectual and spiritual treasure of intercultural generations While there are tensions and misunderstanding within and across societies, intercultural engagement

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Moulding for Excellence at Federal College of Education(FCE), Abeokuta, Nigeria

Moulding for excellence as the motto of the Federal College of Education, Abeokuta, Nigeria is a reflection of the College emphasis on academics with character education. As the college has zero tolerance for undesirable behaviour, however, the society continues to raise doubt on the quality of its teachers as a result of a big gap

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Attitudes and Behavior of Ajman University of Science and Technology Students Towards the Environment in Light of Some Variables

This study examined the attitudes and behavior of Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) students towards the environment according to their gender and college. The sample consists of (375) students (230 males and 145 females) from different colleges. A survey investigated the attitudes and behavior scale towards the Environment (ABSTE) and environmental sciences course

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The Follow-Up Study on the Impact of the 101s Positive Discipline Parent Training on First-Grade Children’s Executive Function Development

The purposes of the current study were to investigate the impact of the 101s positive discipline parent training program; the national winning-award program in the U.S. for training parent, teachers, and early childhood educators, on the maintenance of the parenting practices and their first-grade children’s executive function skills. It contains 101 techniques for caregivers to

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Developing Thai Students’ Analytical Thinking and Presentation Skills through Mind-Mapping Techniques

Today teachers are mostly in charge of preparing students for life in the 21st Century. According to the well-known Framework for 21st century learning, the analytical thinking skill is determined as one of the needed abilities for learning at the university level. It is also explained that the analytical thinking is perceived as an important

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A Story from a School Development Program in the Heart of Borneo, Kalimantan-Indonesia

The purpose of this research is to portray the changes in schools during the implementation of Education for Sustainability Program (ESD) in The Heart of Borneo (HoB)-Kalimantan. During 2008-2013 WWF-Indonesia developed ESD program by conducting training and mentoring for schools among 10 regencies in HoB, Kalimantan area. There are 34 schools are under WWF-Indonesia supervision.

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University/NGO Cooperation on Small-Scale Education Projects: Nursery School for North Dagon Township

Although Myanmar is now enjoying rapid economic growth, its education standards are lagging far behind. To grow strong as a nation, empowerment must be given to the younger generations through a more comprehensive and accessible education system starting with the youngest among them, the preschoolers. This presentation introduces a project to establish a nursery school

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Development of Knowledge Management Skill and Nursing Innovation Development Competency among Thai Nursing Students

The demand on quality health care service leads nursing arena has been expected professionalism from society. Supporting nursing students to learn from knowledge management process, and promoting the development of nursing innovation are processes for encouragement them to be able to integrate their theoretical knowledge to practice. This action research was designed to develop knowledge

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Integrative and Interactive Teaching and Learning about Sustaining the Natural Resources in a Changing Climate

To increase the number of students prepared for employment and/or graduate school in diverse technical fields relevant to global climate change and sustainable natural resource, the Urban Forestry Program at Southern University has implemented a project to enhance the urban forestry curricular through the integration of global climate change into urban forest ecosystem education. The

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Promote Innovation and Creativity in the Field of Sustainability

To create a transformative connection among science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, Southern University (SU) uses an interdisciplinary approach to promote innovation and creativity in the field of sustainability. An undergraduate concentration in sustainability has been developed and the Bachelor Degree in Sustainability is expected to be completed and approved by the fall 2015

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A Proposed Model of Teacher Researcher’s Network to Create Instructional Innovation for Raising Students’ Learning Achievement in Science and Mathematics

The main objective of this article is to develop a model of teacher researcher’s network to create instructional innovation for raising students’ learning achievement in science and mathematics at the secondary education level. The research followed the research and development methodology as the followings; phase 1: preparing the collaborative strategies for supporting the teacher researcher’s

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Towards an Audiovisual Translation Policy in Arabic

The future of translation studies in Arabic is in screen and not print translation. As digital technology is fast changing the way we access information, do business and entertain ourselves, the screen has become the modus operandi through which much of infotainment is produced and consumed. However, the majority of Arabic translation research has been

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Transformative Language Education: The English of Sustainability

As the countries of South-East Asia continue to broaden their horizons and coalesce into a single ASEAN community, there are numerous transformations taking place that will radically alter the educational landscape. The ASEAN Secretariat emphasizes sustainable development as a goal to permeate the changes ahead, which will require the voices and experiences of all the

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Teacher Factors in Enhancing Quality Assurance in Physics Education: A Panacea for Transforming Physics Education for Sustainable Development

The study employed a descriptive survey to investigate Senior Secondary Three ( SSS3) Physics students’ perception of the teacher factor in enhancing quality assurance in the teaching and learning of physics in Umuahia Education Zone of Abia State of Nigeria. A sample of one hundred and ninety- eight (198) SSS3 physics students from Senior Secondary

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Peace Education for Iraq’s Population

Iraqi education has for long been suffering from an out-dated curriculum, poorly qualified teachers, overcrowded classrooms, lack of exposure to developments, but above all an environment that is not conducive to prepare children to be peace loving global citizen. Bearing in mind the diversity of ethnicities, religions, minorities and languages that live in Iraq, what

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Learning and Teaching Transformative Processes

Scientific studies never replace or supplant subjective theories, but, in the best case, enter a productive symbiosis; they can contribute to reflecting on and understanding one’s own assumptions and thereby making them available to change. Therefore, it is pedagogically sensible to address this tension between scientific and subjective theory, and thereby making pedagogical reflection accessible.

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Examining and Determining the Effect of the Research Methods Used by Teachers on their Educational Performance

This research is done to examine and determine the impact of the research methods used by teachers in their educational performance. The Statistical Society is all of the researcher teachers in the Tehran city Educational organization whose researches have been chosen by the Organization and relative departments. The tool used in this study is researcher

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The Role of Higher Education in Economic Transformation and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

Higher Education has a high public value in terms of its contribution to economic transformation and sustainable development through articulated learning and teaching programmes. The paper examined the economic insecurity challenges, its implications for economic stability and the role of Higher Education in ensuring sustainable development in Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive survey design