Useful Publications: The Education Sector
- Australian Journal of Environmental Education
- Applied Environmental Education and Communication
- Environmental Education Research
- Education for Sustainability and the Australian Curriculum Project
The Australian Government Department of Education engaged the Australian Conservation Foundation on behalf of the Australian Education for Sustainability Alliance to identify, verify, recommend and facilitate ways to improve the integration of Education for Sustainability into learning as a cross-curriculum priority across all subject areas under the Australian Curriculum. This report was prepared and collated by Sandra Nichols, a member of the ARIES Team and Principal of Education for Sustainability.
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- Sustainability for Educators: A toolkit of learning activities and resources
Katrina Shields and Lisa Hoggard (2013)
A 245 page full-colour book or PDF, including succinct sustainability concepts, 80 learning activities, templates, student handouts, power point slides and embedded links to the latest resources. This is an engaging and accessible collection of teaching/learning resources designed to catalyse transformative education. It is essential reading for educators wanting to embed skills for sustainability into learning and professional development programs. Of value to teachers, trainers and facilitators from vocational training organisations, universities, secondary schools, communities and business organisations, this resource will also provide great inspiration for campuses and businesses in planning and implementing sustainability changes.
- Australian Universities Review 2010
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- The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy: Skills for a changing world
Villiers-Stuart P and Stibbe A (eds) (2009) Dartington: Green Books ISBN 978-1-900322-60-7
A free multimedia resource promoting abilities such as values reflection, ecological intelligence, and critical awareness of the social structures that underpin unsustainable societies. The authors include leading sustainability educators as well as specialists from a wide range of disciplines from engineering to art, and the resource will be useful for lecturers, teachers and students across all study areas.
A paperback version is available from www.greenbooks.co.uk
- UNESCO (2009) Gothenberg Recommendations
- UNESCO (2009) Bonn Declaration
- Mid-Decade Review: Key Findings and Ways Forward
Wals A (2009) Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 3:2, pp. 195-204
- The Victorian Sustainable Campus Group Report 2008
The Sustainable Campus Group (SCG) is focused on progressing sustainability in the Tertiary and Vocational Education (TVE) sector in Victoria through collaboration, partnerships, capacity building and the sharing of information.
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- Sustainable Development in Higher Education
The Higher Education Funding Council for England provides a 2008 update to their strategic statement and action plan.