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ESD Toolkit: Web Resources: Education for Sustainable Development Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future (A UNESCO site) This is a multimedia, interactive professional development program with materials, exercises, and links that help educators deepen their understanding of education for sustainability and its importance in addressing the economic, social, and environmental issues of the world. This site presents key educational issues that form the rationale for Education for a Sustainable Future (ESF), including: The exercises help develop an appreciation of the range of ESF objectives regarding knowledge, values, and skills, as well as an understanding of the broad scope of actions needed to reorient education. Key themes include the evolving nature of interdependence, citizenship/stewardship, rights of future generations, diversity; quality of life, uncertainty; and sustainability. Second Nature Learning for a Sustainable Future

Educational needs of the 16–19 age group: A sociological perspective This paper attempts to draw a sociological profile of young people in Europe between 15–19 years of age. It points out changes in the socialisation functions of the three institutions, family, school and peer group. The second half of the article surveys quantitative aspects of the educational performance of this age group, pointing out similarities and dissimilarities between the various European countries. The final part is concerned with the effects of inequality of opportunity (socio-cultural, sex-based, and regional) on educational achievement. It is evident that education for this age group is in a state of ferment — new aspects include: the growing importance attached to guidance, the abolition of traditional types of examinations in many countries, the individualisation of instruction, the increased emphasis on technological training, and the greater range of options. In diesem Aufsatz wird versucht, ein soziologisches Bild von Fünfzehn- bis Neunzehnjährigen in Europa zu geben.

Knewton : la big data au service de l’éducation | Les startups de l’éducation La « big data », terme qui désigne l’explosion des données générées et les défis à relever pour les analyser, a déboulé dans le paysage du Web au cours des deux dernières années : tous les secteurs sont concernés, des transports en commun au marketing, en passant par l’éducation. Je vous propose donc un portrait de Knewton, une start-up américaine spécialisée dans la production et l’analyse de la « big data pédagogique ». Pour son fondateur, « l’éducation est même le plus gros marché de la data au monde ». « Nous vivons dans un monde ou la personnalisation est devenue une norme. Améliorer l’orientation des étudiants grâce à des algorithmes et l’analyse de données quantitatives ? Knewton a développé une technologie « d’adaptative learning » : l’adaptative learning (au XXIème siècle, on ne rougit plus de pointer vers Wikipédia mes chers lecteurs) consiste à adapter le contenu d’un cours en fonction des spécificités de chaque étudiant ou groupe d’étudiants. Si vous souhaitez approfondir :

Education for Sustainable Development Sustainability education (ES), Education for Sustainability (EfS), and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) are interchangeable terms describing the practice of teaching for sustainability. ESD is the term most used internationally and by the United Nations.[1] Agenda 21 was the first international document that identified education as an essential tool for achieving sustainable development and highlighted areas of action for education. Background[edit] Groundwork has been laid for sustainability education worldwide. Envisioning – being able to imagine a better future. The Green Education Foundation (GEF) promotes sustainability education with a K-12 curriculum. United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD)[edit] The objectives of the DESD are to: U.S. The U.S. The U.S. A subsequent strategic planning retreat on the campus of Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania gave shape to the emerging Partnership. Individuals[edit] Educational institutions[edit]

Education Data Model (National Forum on Education Statistics). Strategies for building education software systems. The National Education Data Model is a conceptual but detailed representation of the education information domain. The Education Data Model strives to be a shared understanding among all education stakeholders as to what information needs to be collected and managed at the local level in order to enable effective instruction of students and superior leadership of schools. NEDM is a conceptual data model and NOT a data collection. The Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) project is a national collaborative effort to develop voluntary, common data standards for a key set of education data elements to streamline the exchange, comparison, and understanding of data within and across P-20W institutions and sectors.

Sustainability Frontiers - ‘Go out on a limb… That’s where the blossom grows’ – Tom Forsyth, Isle of Eigg, Inner Hebrides, Scotland * Les outils du scientifique des données - Université Johns-Hopkins | Coursera À propos du cours In this course you will get an introduction to the main tools and ideas in the data scientist's toolbox. The course gives an overview of the data, questions, and tools that data analysts and data scientists work with. There are two components to this course. Please note: we are offering a Chinese version of this course starting March 2, re-running on a monthly basis and sharing the same schedule with the English version. Programme du cours Upon completion of this course you will be able to identify and classify data science problems. Expérience recommandée No prior backround required. Format du cours This course consists of weekly video lectures, weekly quizzes, and a final peer-assessed project. How do the courses in the Data Science Specialization depend on each other? Will I get a Statement of Accomplishment after completing this class? How does this course fit into the Data Science Specialization? Russian subtitles for this course are courtesy of IBS.

EMPOWERED EDUCATION Etudiants, emparez-vous des données éducatives ouvertes Education, school, Ziven, ShutterStock Initiative du Département de l’éducation américain, MyData Button vise à connecter les «consommateurs éducatifs» avec les données qui sont collectées sur eux. L’idée est d’inciter toute l’industrie de l’éducation (écoles, universités, compagnies de tests, fournisseurs de services, etc.) à offrir un service de téléchargement de données dans un format standardisé, lisible par des machines, pour les «consommateurs» qu’ils servent. Ainsi on espère stimuler la création d’une nouvelle vague d’applications utiles et créer un nouveau marché d’opportunités pour la persévérance scolaire, la planification financière, l’apprentissage personnalisé, la préparation de leçons, etc. Ultimement, c’est l’étudiant qui décide à qui il transmet les données recueillies. À un autre niveau, ce format vise également à faciliter la mobilité des étudiants, spécialement ceux qui changent d’école et de ville durant une année ou d’une année à l’autre. Références

Sustainable development and education in the digital age What is the role of education, open education and online communities in sustainable development? The classical definition of sustainable development is that we should use the global resources only so that the generation coming after us will inherit the planet in as good shape as it was when we were born. We got something from the earlier generations and should past it forward for our children and grant children. Sustainable development is often divided to (1) ecological, (2) economical, (3) social, and (4) cultural sustainability. The different elements of sustainable development are in a close interaction, having an effect on each other. The ecological sustainability means that the ecosystem, the global system as a whole (climate etc.) and all local ecosystems, are protected. In economical sustainable development the growth should be stable and balanced. Reaching cultural sustainability we are not doing much better than with the social sustainability. A simple example.

Invitational Summit on Educational Data Visualization | May 6-7, 2014 No Impact Project For Educators » No Impact Project Environmental Education Curriculum When Colin Beavan (aka “No Impact Man”) and his family decided to try living for a year in New York City without doing any harm to the environment (the “No Impact Experiment”), it attracted worldwide media attention. Why all the fuss? Because the Beavans traded their old habits for more environmentally-friendly ones – and figured out that doing so actually made their lives happier, healthier, and more abundant. All this discussion and action made it clear that the No Impact film and book, which document the Experiment, could be powerful tools for environmental education. This curriculum uses these tools to help middle and high school students explore the effects their everyday behavior has on the environment, their health, and their well-being. Lesson Plan Features Each lesson plan: Lesson Plan Summary The five lesson plans in our environmental education curriculum address the following topics: Register

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