International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

Education for sustainable development: Challenges and barriers


Dr. Shamshir Singh, Dr. Ranjit Kaur

Since 1992 Rio Earth Summit the term sustainable development became globally popular and Education has been viewed as one of the major tool for achieving the goal of sustainability. Education for sustainable development means, “Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generation’s to meet their own needs” (world commission on environment and development). Because to protect our Earth Education is a main vehicle to ensure that people can learn, accept and live according to the sustainable principle of living with harmony with human being and nature as per the first principle of Rio declaration i.e. Human beings is the pivot for sustainable development. Education for Sustainable Development allows every human being to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to shape a sustainable future
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Dr. Shamshir Singh, Dr. Ranjit Kaur. Education for sustainable development: Challenges and barriers. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2016, Pages 39-42
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research