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Education au développement durable : l’oeil expert de Francine Pellaud. L’idée de Nature dans l’éducation et la médiation scientifique résonne parfaitement lorsqu’on discute un peu avec Francine Pellaud.

Education au développement durable : l’oeil expert de Francine Pellaud

Experte es Éducation au développement durable, elle vient de sortir un ouvrage sur le sujet. L’occasion pendant ces JIES de revenir avec sur ces notions et de récupérer quelques éléments de comparaison entre Suisse et France. Au moment où la Suisse mettait en place un projet qui visait le développement d’une Exposition Nationale, en 1996, Francine Pellaud réfléchissait sur le choix d’un sujet de thèse. « A cette époque, je travaillais déjà dans un laboratoire de didactique des sciences (LDES) sans pour autant être scientifique. » se souvient-elle. C’est dans ce labo, via André Giordan qu’elle est initiée aux sciences de l’environnement… pour en faire plus tard un sujet de prédilection. « Ce projet d’Exposition Nationale est tombé à pic pour moi qui m’intéressais à la fois à l’environnement et à la muséographie.

Clarifier ses valeurs. New Approaches to Education for Sustainability 10th-16th October 2010 – Shrewsbury, UK. “ Oh my! This is 'must have' have book for educators and business. This book really does set the bench mark for what is to come in ESD and boy is it optimistic in it's message (that's right, you heard me, OPTIMISTIC!)!...” -a review of the book Sense&Sustainability by an Eco Schools Coordinator in the UK An opportunity to spend a week looking at ESD in depth with leading thinkers and practitioners in the UK. The need! The most patented name in the USA in 2007 was ‘green’. China has gone from follower to leader in wind power generation and technology in 3 years. Electric cars, written off in 2006 are now a leading idea in 2009. The world is changing with a ‘green new deal’ being the accepted description of a major shift in aspirations for a low carbon economy amongst many policy makers.

If you have been having doubts, then you are not alone. A shared vision for sustainable development in higher education. Higher education has a unique contribution to make towards sustainable development. University researchers were the first to alert the world to global warming, and researchers worldwide are working to help society find social and technical solutions to environmental challenges.

Today’s graduates will occupy future management and leadership roles, and will need the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions, taking account of the complex social, economic and environmental issues that exist in the twenty-first century. A vision to support sustainable development in the higher education sector At the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), sustainable development forms an integral part of our strategy for the future development of the higher education sector.

The HEFCE vision is that: Explore. Ecoliterate view all content > How can teaching and learning advance academic achievement; address today’s important ecological challenges; and help develop strength, hope and resiliency in young people?


Explore an exciting model of education, described in our book "Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence. " Essay What it means, what it offers. Five vital practices that integrate emotional, social, and ecological intelligence. Smart by Nature view all content > Education for sustainability - 2009 .pdf. The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy - University of Brighton - Faculty of Arts. The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy: multimedia version.

The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy - University of Brighton - Faculty of Arts

Edited by Poppy Villiers-Stuart and Arran Stibbe You can browse this online resource by chapters from the paperback, additional chapters as well as Video interviews. In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by literary critics, permaculturalists, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century. Responding to the threats of climate change, peak oil, resource depletion, economic uncertainty and energy insecurity demands the utmost in creativity, ingenuity and new ways of thinking in order to reinvent both self and society. The book covers a wide range of skills and attributes from technology appraisal to ecological intelligence, and includes active learning exercises to help develop those skills.

Course - Environnement and sustainable development. Educating for a circular economy - 2010 .pdf.

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Education. We aim to influence education policy and practice, ensuring all young people develop the understanding and skills required to play an informed role in society.


We also support the development and progression of young scientists and social scientists. Teachers. Cells to systems - Areas - Practical Biology. Environmental Learning. Clear implications for enhancing environmental learning practice, policy and research Grounded in everyday practice with rich, detailed examples from school and university classrooms Clear focus on learner perspective and experience, i.e. what environmental education looks and feels like for students Environmental education and education for sustainable development have become features of many countries’ formal education systems.

Environmental Learning

To date, however, there have been few attempts to explore what such learning looks and feels like from the perspective of the learners. Based on in-depth empirical studies in school and university classrooms, this book presents rich insights into the complexities and dynamics of students’ environmental learning. The authors show how careful analysis of students’ environmental learning experiences can provide powerful pointers for future practice, policy and research.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner Table of contents / Sample pages 1.