Leadership for sustainable society: A transformative learning approach

Brenda Bushell, Masayuki Goto

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Abstract

Over the past several decades the international community has identified education and capacity building as critical components in helping to shift societies toward sustainable development in a global context. However, despite calls for fostering curriculum design around education for sustainability, colleges and universities have been slow to formulate ideas and approaches to teaching. This paper introduces a collaborative educational partnership which attempts to weave in the various components connected to education for sustainability. Transformative learning theory is used together with other frameworks to guide the program and evaluate the learning outcomes of students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1244-1250
Number of pages7
JournalProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Volume29
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Dec 1
Event2nd International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology, ICEEPSY 2011 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 2011 Oct 192011 Oct 22

Keywords

  • Collaborative educatonal program
  • Higher education
  • Leadership
  • Nepal
  • Partnership
  • Sustainable society
  • Transdisciplinary framework
  • Transformative learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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