Embedding EfS in Teacher Education: an introductory guide to using the Systems Change Model

Stevenson, Robert (Bob), Davis, Julie, Ferreira, Jo-Anne, and Evans, Neus (Snowy) (2014) Embedding EfS in Teacher Education: an introductory guide to using the Systems Change Model. Report. Office for Learning and Teaching, Sydney, NSW Australia.

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[Extract] Sustainability is on the global agenda and education has been internationally identified as a key strategy for bringing about the necessary shift towards sustainability. Contemporary and future socio-ecological challenges set an overarching context for teacher education by predicating the kind of attitudes, understandings and competencies that will enable our future teachers to adequately prepare the citizens of tomorrow for what is predicted to be a volatile and uncertain future. Unfortunately, in practice, there is little evidence of this agenda in teacher education. This may be because of a lack of understanding of sustainability, why it is important to teacher educators, or how to engage with these ideas. We see this guide as one way in which to begin to address these issues.

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Item Type: Report (Report)
ISBN: 978-1-74361-334-4
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Funders: Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT)
Projects and Grants: OLT Project A State Systems Approach to Embedding the Learning and Teaching of Sustainability in Teacher Education
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2016 00:22
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators @ 50%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development @ 50%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9304 School/Institution > 930401 Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions @ 50%
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