Education for Sustainability. UNSW and NSW State Initiatives. Key principles of EfS. Holistic approach to sustainability Values based Context specific (cultural and social relevance) Pedagogical and epistemological approach Collaborative and participative framework
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UNSW and NSW State Initiatives
Learning for Sustainability (NSW EE Action Plan)
Sustainable Schools Program
Education for Sustainability
Masters in BE (SD)
Sustainable Living ProjectEfS
“Effective and integrated environmental education which builds the capacity of the people of NSW to be informed and active participants in moving society towards sustainability”
Integrated with other environmental management tools
Acknowledges complex interactions between diverse aspects of societal problems
Focus on social change towards sustainability
Lifelong learning relevant to all aspects of living
Continual improvement a requirement for effective programsNSW Learning for SustainabilityKey principles
"Through the vehicle of Australia’s high schools, the mission of the Sustainable Living Project is to foster a vision of hope in a sustainable future within young people while providing mechanisms for our educators, as key mentors, to deliver a future generation with the tools and ability to engage effectively in creating a future balanced between the needs of society and the needs of the earths ecology that supports us."