Reviews: Sustainability literacy

6 reviews found for "Sustainability literacy"
Book review : Building a sustainable future : challenges for Initial Teacher Training
This is a book review of Building a sustainable future : challenges for Initial Teacher Training edited by Sally Inman and Maggie Rogers, published by the WWF-UK in 2006, ISBN 1858502195. It was reviewed by Anthony Pickford of the University of Chester on behalf of ESCalate. This book describes and reflects upon the 'Partners in Change' project carried out by three education departments in London. The project aimed to embed Education for...
Book review : Green frontiers : environmental educators dancing away from mechanism
This a book review of Green frontiers : environmental educators dancing away from mechanism edited by James Gray-Donald and David Selby published by Sense in 2008, ISBN 9789087904630. It was reviewed by Andrea Wheeler of the University of Nottingham on behalf of ESCalate. The book is divided into five sections. Section One sets the scene and establishes the argument that drives the publication. Section Two addresses psychological perspectives and...
Book review : Sustainability education : perspectives and practice across higher education
This is a book review of Sustainability education : perspectives and practice across higher education edited By Paula Jones, David Selby and Stephen Sterling, published by Earthscan in 2010, ISBN 9781844078783. It was reviewed by Louise Pagden of the University of Reading on behalf of ESCalate. The book was largely written by academics at the Centre for Sustainable Futures (CSF) at the University of Plymouth. On the whole, it is a well researched...
Book Review: ECO-literacy For Primary Schools
This book arrived just when my student teachers and I needed it. It deals in a very, very accessible way with some really big issues that teachers and student teachers need to be willing and able to tackle. Once teachers and student teachers begin to take them seriously, there is a good chance that they will then be able to help their children become environmentally literate, something we desperately need. The book has come out of several years...
Book Review: Key Issues in Sustainable Development and Learning: A Critical Review
This book consists of a collection of key readings in education, sustainable development and learning. It is the companion volume to Sustainable Development and Learning: Framing the Issues (2003) jointly written by Scott and Gough and also published by Routledge. Key Issues in Sustainable Development and Learning: A Critical Review is structured into fourteen sections each consisting of two readings extracted from key note texts, articles or...
Book Review: Sustainable Development And Learning: Framing The Issues
The term 'sustainability' is a buzzword of our time frequently used and often misused. This comprehensive book explains the dangers of misusing the term but also the full breadth and complex implications of the meaning of sustainability. At the same time, in the authors' words, it openly 'skirts' aspects of the language and epistemology of sustainability in favour of the urgency of addressing the issues themselves