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Educación para el desarrollo sostenible: edificar un mundo mejor y más justo para el siglo XXI
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Paris | 2012 | 8p
Corporate author: 
UNESCO
Region: 
Global

Education for Sustainable Development allows every human being to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to shape a sustainable future. Education for Sustainable Development means including key sustainable development issues into teaching and learning; for example, climate change, disaster risk reduction, biodiversity, poverty reduction, and sustainable consumption. It also requires participatory teaching and learning methods that motivate and empower learners to change their behaviour and take action for sustainable development. Education for Sustainable Development consequently promotes competencies like critical thinking, imagining future scenarios and making decisions in a collaborative way. Education for Sustainable Development requires far-reaching changes in the way education is often practised today. UNESCO is the lead agency for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014).

Resource Type: 
Toolkits and practical guides
Theme: 
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental

Keyword

education for sustainable development
sustainable development; sustainability; environmental education; global citizenship education