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Integrating Environmental Education (EE) for Sustainability into Primary School Curriculum in Tanzania: Exploring Stakeholders’ Views and Perceptions

This study explores the views and perceptions of teachers and curriculum specialists on the integration of environmental education into primary education in Tanzania, East Africa. Empirical studies by Kimaryo (2011) and Mtaita (2007 ) discovered that although EE is included in Tanzanian primary schools since 1960’s and even stressed in the policy of education; yet,


Customer Orientation Ensure Organization’s Flexible Response to Keep Sustainability

Global competition forced education organizations to rethink about providing better service to their customers. Many firms and public sectors have adopted Business process reengineering (referred BPR) to enhance their competitiveness, but not all of them succeeded. We interviewed four state university administrative departments (two in the United States and two in the U.K.) that had


Educating for Capacity Building: A Case Study of Timor-Leste Officials Studying on an English Language Training Programme in New Zealand

Building capacity is critical to human development. It starts with building skills and knowledge in individuals and communities, and leads to the growth of societies and nations. The English Language Training for Officials (ELTO) programme,a five month content-based course funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme, builds capacity in the government sector in Southeast Asian


Taking Leisure Seriously: Adolescents’ Pursuit of their Most Important and Interesting Leisure Activities

Whereas schools are the most common educational settings worldwide, learning and personal growth can take place in other contexts outside the school system. One of these significant contexts is leisure. Characterized by relative freedom, fewer social constraints than other life domains, self-determination and intrinsic motivation, leisure has been identified as a major context for youth


Call for a Change in Mathematics Education: From Platonism to Social Constructivism

At school, children are expected to become numerate in order to be able to function in a modern technological society and contribute to the growth of its economy. However, one of the most frequent complaints of mathematics teachers is that “forgetting is particularly common for knowledge acquired in school, and much of this material is


Future Indian Citizens’ Position of Intention Towards Nuclear Power Plants Influenced by Beliefs and Understanding: An Intervention Study

Nuclear energy is considered as a future sustainable energy resource in power hungry and fast developing Indian economy. Public understanding of advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power is a key for governments to make informed decisions and actions. Too there are propaganda, misconceptions and politics for and against installing nuclear power plants in India. This


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Through Karate for Sustainable Development in Education

Karate has a long and established history as an effective means of unarmed combat, incorporating techniques for self-defence. These centuries-old techniques have in recent years been analysed scientifically and refined for maximum efficiency. Significant progress has also been made in recent years in our understanding of neurobiological basis of mental disorders and cognitive behaviour. Core


Student Assistantship Program: Advocating Inclusive Growth Through Education

There has been much discussion about the need to ensure that growth translates into broad-based improvements in living standards that touch all citizens rather than a fortunate few. Yet there is little practical guidance about how countries can achieve both growth and equity (World Economic Forum 2015). There are various ways of assisting families improve their


Path Analysis of the Effects of Science Literacy and Science Process Skills on Pre-Service Science Teachers’ Efficacy Beliefs

Behavior of teachers in the achievement of educational goals has invisible complement known as teacher beliefs. In science education, the teachers’ beliefs are not left out in leading the students to have a strong belief of succeeding in scientific processes which includes; observing qualities, measuring quantities, sorting/classifying, inferring, predicting, experimenting and communicating. These skills involves


Social-Emotional Challenges and Its Impact on Teaching and Learning

The schools these days are facing many challenges in terms of anti-social behavior of children like bullying, verbal and physical aggression. The burden of academics coupled with home environments where both the parents need to work for sustenance has resulted in behavioral and adjustment problems. Many more cases of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are


The Utilization of Water Footprint Education to Build-up the Level of Environmental Awareness

Due to the water scarcity situation worldwide, there are many campaigns introduced to raise the awareness of people for the purpose of saving water. According to the manufacturing businesses, one of the initiatives is the water footprint focusing on the calculation of the amount of freshwater used to manufacture a product. For Thailand, the income


A Development of Scientific Method by Using Problem-Based Learning Cooperated with Mind Mapping for Matthayomsueksa 4 Students

The purpose of this research was to study the students’ ability of using scientific method by using the problem-based learning cooperate with mind mapping method .The samples were 37 Matthayomsueksa 4 students of academic year 2015 from Kalasinpittayasan School, Kalasin province, Thailand. The sample was selected by cluster random sampling. The research tools were 10


Promoting Education for Sustainability in Early Childhood Education

Environmental issues have become a public discussion in the last two decades since the Brundtland Report in 1987. It is because environmental issues, such as climate change, air pollution, and water crisis, create a significant impact not only for a local but also for a global society. Education is considered as one way to overcome problems


Entrepreneurial University: A Case Study of De La Salle Araneta University in the Philippines

The results of this study will benefit De La Salle Araneta University in the Philippines, other Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and its policy makers. It provided DLSAU with insights regarding their present status as an entrepreneurial university and consequently serves as basis for strategic planning. Other HEIs will gain valuable insights regarding entrepreneurial university in


Leading Change Together: A Pitch for Education, Community Engagement, Social Justice, and Sustainable Development

Leading Change Together is the powerful idea of impact behind the mission of Global Tassels, a registered 501(c)3 international organization focused on alleviating poverty in the most severely- impacted communities around the world . Global Tassels’ signature mission is to provide access to college education with the goal of permanently empowering the sustainable development of


Active Compassion: Empowering Buddhist Nuns Through STEM Education

This study endorses teaching and learning opportunities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for Buddhist nuns. The Dalai Lama’s position on science and secular education is examined, as well as STEM educational programs in which the Buddhist monastic community participates. This research advances the initiatives of international governmental and nongovernmental organizations


Development of Instruction Based on Active Citizen Project

The objectives of this research were 1) develop instruction based on Active Citizen Project and 2) to study effects of instruction based on Active Citizen Projectaccording to the national framework for higher education. This research study was an experimental research whose populations were 70 students of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Course at BansomdejchaoprayaRajabhat University,