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Education for People and Planet: Creating Sustainable Futures for All, Global Education Monitoring Report, 2016
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Paris | 2016 | 595 p.
ISBN/ISSN: 
978-92-3-100167-3
Corporate author: 
UNESCO
Region: 
Global

Education for People and Planet: Creating Sustainable Futures for All explores the complex relationship between education and the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, covering six fundamental pillars – Planet, Prosperity, People, Peace, Place and Partnerships. This report shows that education will not deliver its full potential unless participation rates increase dramatically and sustainable development guides education system reform. It also warns of the destructive impact that climate change, conflict, unsustainable consumption and the increasing gap between rich and poor have on education. A huge transformation is needed if we are to create sustainable futures for all.

Resource Type: 
Case studies and research papers
Conference reports and proceedings
Teaching and learning materials
Theme: 
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Human rights / Human dignity
Peace / Culture of peace
Social justice / Equity
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental
Transformative initiatives / Transformative pedagogies
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education
Secondary education
Higher education
Lifelong learning
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)