By Susan Allen-Gil, Lia Stelljes, Olena Borysova

ISBN-10: 1402093128

ISBN-13: 9781402093128

ISBN-10: 1402093136

ISBN-13: 9781402093135

Because the significance of environmental defense raises world wide, schools and universities are comparing how good they're getting ready the subsequent iteration of environmental scientists and bosses and constructing new academic techniques. during this quantity, we learn: (1) present academic practices and the necessity for switch, (2) academic wishes from the viewpoint of employers and pros, and (3) new practices in better schooling in environmental fields. The individuals have been rigorously chosen through a global coordinating crew in response to their foreign reputations within the box of revolutionary academic ways and figuring out of the worldwide employment marketplace in environmental technology. even though the focal geographic components are North the United States, Europe and the previous Soviet republics, the information and methods mentioned are common to all associations of upper schooling. We spotlight particular non-traditional ways resembling utilizing the college as a curricular instrument, constructing permaculture courses, and using sustainability pedagogy, and rfile their luck from either a scholar and supplier standpoint. We additionally comprise case experiences on hazard evaluation and eco-efficiency schooling to demonstrate why and the way transdisciplinary schooling will be finished. We finish that it truly is important that our academic platforms train environmental safety on the collage point inside of a transdisciplinary context; and that possibilities, akin to internships and different equipment of utilized studying, are integrated within the curriculum.

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One of the four major thrusts of BSD is to reorient education programmes to include knowledge, skills, values and behaviours related to sustainability in the social, environmental and economic realms of sustainable development highlighted at the WSSD in Johannesburg. Citizens need to be enabled to lead sustainable lives. The understanding of what constitutes a quality education is evolving. There is a demand, however, for education to reflect upon its relevance to the modern world. While in THE ROLE OF UNESCO CHAIRS IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN BELARUS 33 the past much of the emphasis on education related to cognitive understanding and development, now there is a need to also address the social and other dimensions of learning.

The idea of such a fund had been entertained by the foundation for a while, but there had been a lack of time and resources to develop the idea; the SWW seemed to offer an opportunity to discuss the why and how of such a fund. The proposal was accepted by the students, and then discussed during the SWW as described above. At the end of the SWW, three models for the fund had been developed, and were voted on by the college community by the end of the week in order to make possible a report to the Wasserstifung that included a ranking of the proposals.

2009 27 N. GONCHAROVA 28 The main prerequisites of the UNESCO Chairs’ activities are integrating the national education system into the European Space for Higher Education. Keywords: European integration; international co-operation; education; environment; sustainable development 1. Introduction Environmental security is a priority for the state policy of the Republic of Belarus. Basic laws of the Republic of Belarus and international treaties guarantees the right to a favourable environment, ecologically-safe living conditions, information on environmental conditions, public participation in decision-making and environmental justice for each citizen.

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