Toward sustainable practices in technology education

@article{Elshof2009TowardSP,
  title={Toward sustainable practices in technology education},
  author={Leo Elshof},
  journal={International Journal of Technology and Design Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={133-147}
}
This paper discusses the problematic relationship between technology education, consumption and environmental sustainability. The emerging global sustainability crisis demands an educational response that moves beyond mere ‘tinkering’ with classroom practices, toward technology education which embraces life cycle thinking and ‘eco-innovation’. It will argue that the urgent transformation to technology education for sustainability citizenship must begin with a critical examination of existing… CONTINUE READING