Theme for Summer 2005
Education for Sustainable Development
EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
- HIGH-LEVEL MEETING OF ENVIRONMENT AND EDUCATION MINISTRIES
- important information for all Summer 2005 lecturers:
Agenda 21 for the Education Sector in the Baltic Sea Region provides
the context for A.P.P.L.E.’s 2005 general theme, which is ESD –
Education for Sustainable Development. The
Agenda was created to help implement
the U.N. goal of Sustainable Development through education (ESD) in the
Baltic Sea countries. The strategy is called “Baltic 21E” for short and
was written by a Baltic Sea working group, headed by Sweden and Lithuania.
A pdf document, this is the final report of the international conference
held in Vilnius in October, 2003, called “Quality Education for All.”
The conference was hosted by the Ministry of Education and Science and the
National Education Forum. The report includes very informative presentations
on reforms in Lithuanian education, as well as keynote speeches on current
trends by representatives of UNESCO, the World Bank, and the European
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=15200&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.htmlThis is the UNESCO Education for Sustainable Development webpage. You can
click on the region of Europe and explore the text. Lithuania (as proposed
by President Valdas Adamkus) will be the country where the U.N. Decade for
Sustainable Development is launched in Europe (in April 2005)!
draft International Implementation Scheme for the UN Decade of Education for
Sustainable Development (2005-2014) ENGLISH VERSION (.pdf document)
United Nations University
Sustainable Development Toolkit
Scott, William, and Gough, Stephen. (2003).
Sustainable Development and Learning: Framing the Issues.
London: RoutledgeFalmer. To read a review of this excellent book,