Quality Education

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Community-Based Education: A Participatory Approach to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goal

  • Corina JosephEmail author
  • Roshima Said
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69902-8_67-1

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The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 4) aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. The objectives of this global goal need to be shared for all people so that future generations would still enjoy comfortable living by 2030 and beyond. Thus, sustainable living needs more participation from people globally. This can be achieved via implementation of activities related to community education or community-based education (CBE). According to Villani and Atkins (2000), CBE is centered on the student’s capability to recognize and support the needs of the community. The community-based concept provides values which give students freedom to express themselves about, develop and solve the inherent problems or concerns faced by communities. According to Bean (2011), CBE is a “win-win” program as it provides both the training institution...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of AccountancyUniversiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan SarawakKota SamarahanMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of AccountancyUniversiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) KedahMerbokMalaysia

Section editors and affiliations

  • Rudi Pretorius
    • 1
  1. 1.University of South AfricaPretoriaSouth Africa