Reorienting Educational Efforts for Sustainable Development

Experiences from South Asia

  • Rajeswari Namagiri Gorana
  • Preeti Rawat Kanaujia

Part of the Schooling for Sustainable Development book series (SSDE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Rajeswari Namagiri Gorana, Preeti Rawat Kanaujia
    Pages 1-19
  3. Rajeswari Namagiri Gorana, Preeti Rawat Kanaujia
    Pages 21-34
  4. Madhavi Joshi, Ramboojh Yadav
    Pages 35-52
  5. Md. Salequzzaman, Rajeswari Namagiri Gorana
    Pages 53-70
  6. Mohamed Shareef
    Pages 137-150
  7. Rajeswari Namagiri Gorana, Preeti Rawat Kanaujia
    Pages 199-205

About this book

Introduction

Education in South Asia has a renewed agenda which can enable societies to leapfrog development that is sustainable such that the individual is prepared for his/her involvement, responsibility and commitment to local and global discussions of our common future. This book on South Asia will focus on initiatives under the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) umbrella and discuss the challenges, opportunities, issues and strategies in the countries of the region. It presents these initiatives of Environmental Education/ESD vis-à-vis the administrative, economic, social, cultural and ecological realities of each country at various levels of policy, planning, implementation and evaluation. The discussions in this book extend beyond formal education systems like schools, higher education, pre-service and in-service teacher preparation to community education and education initiatives conceptualized with the goal of sustainability. All initiatives will demonstrate how each country in its own pace contributing to move ESD from the periphery to the core of education initiatives.

Keywords

Eco-Social Education Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Education in South Asia Environmental Education School Education Sustainable Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Rajeswari Namagiri Gorana
    • 1
  • Preeti Rawat Kanaujia
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Environment Education (CEE)Children’s Media UnitAhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Environment Education (CEE)Northern Regional CellLucknowIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-7622-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Netherlands 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-94-017-7620-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-7622-6
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