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Handbook of Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development

  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Mark Mifsud
  • Paul Pace

Part of the World Sustainability Series book series (WSUSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Violeta Orlović Lovren, Katarina Popović
    Pages 1-17
  3. Zahid Sultan, Rana Muhammad Umair Arshad
    Pages 61-70
  4. Sheryl Green, Stephanie Mamo Portelli
    Pages 71-85
  5. Lorraine Lander, Gayle Stever
    Pages 143-154
  6. Fernanda Frankenberger, Mari Anastacio, Ubiratã Tortato
    Pages 183-195
  7. Shahana Afrose Chowdhury, Momtaz Faruki Chowdhury, Meherun Ahmed
    Pages 257-275
  8. Yonghyup Oh, Johanna Maria Roels, Peter Van Petegem
    Pages 277-291

About this book


This book focuses on lifelong learning for sustainable development, an aspect that has been rarely explored in great detail. It also discusses methodological approaches and experiences deriving from case studies and projects, which demonstrate how lifelong learning for sustainable development can be implemented in practice.

The book provides respecting research institutions, universities, NGOs, and enterprises with an opportunity to display and present their work in this field. It fosters the exchange of information, ideas and experiences acquired in the context of concerning initiatives, especially with regard to successful projects and best practices.


Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Sustainable Development Community Based ESD Transformative Pedagogies International Perspectives

Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 1
  • Mark Mifsud
    • 2
  • Paul Pace
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Life SciencesHAW HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Centre for Environmental Education and ResearchUniversity of MaltaMsidaMalta
  3. 3.Centre for Environmental Education and ResearchUniversity of MaltaMsidaMalta

About the editors

Professor Walter Leal Filho [BSc, PhD, DSC, DPhil, DL, DEd, DLit] is a professor at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany and at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the founding director of the World Sustainable Development Research and Transfer Centre, a recently created centre aimed at supporting the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He has nearly 30 years of experience on matters related to sustainable development, and has in excess of 300 publications to his credit.

Prof Paul PACE [B.Ed. (Hons.), M.Ed., Ph.D.] is an associate professor in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and science education at the University of Malta. He is the founding director of the Centre for Environmental Education & Research. He served as chairperson of Malta’s National Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development; national co-ordinator for the Eco-Schools programme and the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Programme; and vice-chairperson of the Interdiocesan Commission for the Environment of the Maltese Archdiocese.

Dr. Mark Mifsud [B.Ed (Hons.), M.Sc., PhD, MiBiol, MIEEM, MiEnvSc, CBiol, CEnv, CSci, AMPS, ARPS] is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Environmental Education and Research at the University of Malta. He was previously co-ordinator of policy to the Minister of the Environment and Rural Affairs, and has international working experience in three continents. Mark has published in excess of 40 publications.

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