A state-wide systems approach to embedding the learning and teaching of sustainability in teacher education

Stevenson, Robert, Davis, Julie, Ferreira, Jo-Anne, and Evans, Neus (Snowy) (2014) A state-wide systems approach to embedding the learning and teaching of sustainability in teacher education. External Commissioned Report. Office for Learning and Teaching, Sydney, NSW Australia.

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[Extract] Education systems have a key role to play in preparing future citizens to engage in sustainable living practices and help create a more sustainable world. Many schools throughout Australia have begun to develop whole-school approaches to sustainability education that are supported by national and state policies and curriculum frameworks. Pre-service teacher education, however, lags behind in the effort to build the capacity of new teachers to initiate and implement such approaches (Steele, 2010). Evidence suggests this is because there is limited or no core environmental or sustainability knowledge or pedagogy in pre- and in-service courses and programs available to teachers in a thorough and systematic fashion.

Item ID: 37349
Item Type: Report (External Commissioned Report)
ISBN: 978-1-74361-331-3
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Funders: Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT)
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2016 00:58
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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