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The Concept of Sustainability and Its Contribution Towards Quality Transformative Education: Thematic Paper
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Paris | 2022 | 18 p.
Corporate author: 
UNESCO
Region: 
Global
© UNESCO 2022

This thematic paper explores the concept of sustainability and its contribution towards quality transformative education, and serves as a background document to clarify the scope and depth of the revised 1974 Recommendation. Specifically, this document presents the need to update and broaden the scope of the 1974 Recommendation by introducing the concept of sustainable development, and discussing the role of education in addressing contemporary global challenges in particular climate change and climate justice, peace, biodiversity loss, poverty and inequality, and discriminations and human rights.

 

Files: 
Resource Type: 
Other
Theme: 
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
International understanding / Globalisation / International education / Interdependency
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental
Transformative initiatives / Transformative pedagogies
Level of education: 
Other

Keyword

Education for sustainable development; Civic education; International education; Transformative education; ESD