Education for sustainable development: connecting the dots for sustainability

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Author: Gokool-Ramdoo, Sushita; Rumjaun, Anwar Bhai


Critical pedagogy, practitioner experience and a regulatory perspective are employed to scrutinize the notion of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as it occurs in the literature. They promote understanding of the challenges impeding the completion of unfinished ESD businesses. In response to practitioner-expressed needs, this paper innovatively proposes a Sustainable Development-compliant National Qualifications and Credit Framework (SD-NQCF) as the instrument to finally connect isolated ESD 'dots' and scaffold their sustainability. Informed by a systems approach, this...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Sustainability; Lifelong learning

Keywords: Quality assurance; Accreditation; Credit transfer

Published: [Vancouver, British Columbia]: Commonwealth of Learning, 2017

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Journal volume: 4

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 72-89

ISSN: 2311-1550

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.439

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