Rising to the Challenge: Education for Sustainability in Australia

  title={Rising to the Challenge: Education for Sustainability in Australia},
  author={Daniella Tilbury},
  journal={Australian Journal of Environmental Education},
  pages={103 - 114}
  • D. Tilbury
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Abstract With the UN Decade in Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) approaching, the question is “how well positioned is Australia to respond to the challenge of educating for sustainability?”. The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief summary of ESD status, needs and innovations at the national level within Australia. ESD is relevant to all major social groups and so this paper includes developments in a number of settings including, formal education, further and higher… 

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Report prepared by the Australian Research Institute in Education for Sustainability (ARIES) for the Department of the Environment and Heritage

  • 2004