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Education for Sustainability by Paul Clarke

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Introduction

In the 1970s, Educational Effectiveness Research stood against the currents of the time, intellectually and politically. Maybe it needs to rediscover that radical spirit again, in this and in other areas related to the future of international society.

Reynolds et al. 2011

In 2010, the human race changed from being predominantly rural to predominantly urban. We can now legitimately claim to be an industrial, human-centric, urban species. This industrialization shapes our economies, our societies and our cultures, and its lexicon of improvement and effectiveness determines how we collectively think and act. More than 3.3 billion people now live in urban environments; by 2030 this is estimated to increase to 5 billion of a global population ...

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