Work, Learning and Sustainable Development

Opportunities and Challenges


ISBN: 978-1-4020-8193-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-8194-1 (Online)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXXV

  2. New Thinking on Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Global Trends and their Implications for Sustainable Human Resource Development through TVET

    3. Chapter

      Pages 19-33

      Rethinking Development: As if the Planet and its People Really Mattered

    4. Chapter

      Pages 35-57

      Productivism and Ecologism: Changing Dis/courses in TVET

    5. Chapter

      Pages 59-70

      Towards Sustainable Human Development

    6. Chapter

      Pages 71-74

      Towards a Synthesis

  3. The TVET Response to the Challenges of Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

    2. Chapter

      Pages 77-92

      Sustainable Development: The Challenges and Prospects for a Sustainability Curriculum

    3. Chapter

      Pages 93-106

      Technology Education and the Search for Truth, Beauty and Love

    4. Chapter

      Pages 107-115

      TVET as Sustainable Investment

    5. Chapter

      Pages 117-131

      Technacy Education: Understanding Cross-cultural Technological Practice

    6. Chapter

      Pages 133-146

      Education for All and TVET: The Creative Synergy

    7. Chapter

      Pages 147-162

      TVET and Ecologism: Charting New Terrain

    8. Chapter

      Pages 163-175

      Basic Education for Sustainable Livelihoods: The Right Question?

    9. Chapter

      Pages 177-186

      Adult and Vocational Education for Social Sustainability: A New Concept for TVET for Sustainable Development

    10. Chapter

      Pages 187-202

      Intercultural Education: Promoting Sustainability in Education and Training

    11. Chapter

      Pages 203-223

      Developing Entrepreneurship for Rural Youth and Women

    12. Chapter

      Pages 225-237

      Sustainable Development Through a Skilled, Knowledge-Based Workforce

    13. Chapter

      Pages 239-244

      The TVET Response to the Challenges of Sustainable Development: Towards a Synthesis

  4. Country Experiences in Integrating Sustainable Development into TVET

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

    2. Chapter

      Pages 247-260

      UK: Developing the Strategy for Sustainable Development in TVET

    3. Chapter

      Pages 261-278

      Germany: Policy-making Strategies and Project Experiences

    4. Chapter

      Pages 279-293

      Australia: The Role of Partnerships, Industry Skills Councils and Training Packages

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