Battro, Antonio M.

Children and Sustainable Development

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Table of contents

Part I. Environment, Climate and Education

1. Educating Children to Bend the Curve: For a Stable Climate, Sustainable Nature and Sustainable Humanity
Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Hahrie Han, Teenie Matlock

2. Children as Agents of Change for Sustainable Development
Joachim von Braun

3. Notes on Child Labor and Education: A Personal Statement
Kaushik Basu

4. Scholas Citizenship
María Paz Jurado

5. Learning, Literacy and Sustainable Development: Inclusion, Vulnerability and the SDGs
Daniel A. Wagner

6. Educating Students to Sustainability: The Experience of “La main à la pâte”
David Wilgenbus

7. Evidence Based Education and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2016–2030
Lee Yee Cheong

8. The Sustainable Planet: Towards an Education for Sustainability
Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, Carola Suárez-Orozco

Part II. How Could Education Evolve in a Diversity of Contexts?

9. Education for Sustainable Development
Margaret S. Archer

10. Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy
Sally Tomlinson

11. Unequal World, Unequal Education
Bernard Hugonnier

12. Fe y Alegría and the Educational Challenges and Opportunities of Our World
Luis Arancibia Tapia, Ignacio Suñol

13. A Bright Start for Every Child Education in Rural China
Lu Mai

14. AmritaRITE: A Holistic Model for Inclusive Education in Rural India
Prema Nedungadi, Raghu Raman, Radhika Menon, Karunya Mulki

15. The Assumpta Science Center Ofekata—Owerri (ASCO): An Initiative of International University Cooperation with Africa in Informal Science Learning Activities for Sustainable Development
Tobechi E. Anyadike

Part III. Children, Students and Teachers

16. Formative Childhood from a Neurobiological Perspective
Wolf Singer

17. “I Hold Your Foot:”Lessons from the Reading Brain for Addressing the Challenge of Global Literacy
Maryanne Wolf, Stephanie Gottwald, Cynthia Breazeal, Tinsley Galyean, Robin Morris

18. Scientific Learning and Education for Human Security and Well-Being
Hideaki Koizumi

19. Children Facing Screens: An Educational Project for Helping Children Develop Their Critical Thinking Skills
Elena Pasquinelli

20. What a Child of the XXI Century Should Know About the Origin and the Evolution of Man
Yves Coppens

21. Teacher Power
Sidney Strauss

22. Professional Development of Teachers at the Science Learning Centres in the UK
John Holman

23. Qualifying Teachers for Science in Latin America
Jorge E. Allende

24. Formation of Schoolteachers in Haïti: The TEH Program
Jacques Blamont, Morgane Leprince

25. Addressing the First Teachers: Education and Sustainable Development for Children, Families and Communities Through Vocational Education, Technology and Life Skills Training for Women
Rao R. Bhavani, Srividya Sheshadri, Laura Aswati Maciuika

Part IV. The Voice of Children and Teenagers on Sustainability and Climate Change

26. Contributions of Students and Debate
Antonio M. Battro, Pierre Léna, Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Joachim Braun

27. Youth Declaration of Principles and Guidelines for Education
Antonio M. Battro, Pierre Léna, Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Joachim Braun

Part V. Values and Perspectives

28. Biospheric Consciousness: A Moral and Ethical Imperative for Education
Courtney Sale Ross

29. Ethics and Education in Pakistan: Principles, Policies and Practice
Manzoor Hussain Soomro, Saima Huma Tanveer

30. Education, a Renewable Energy?
Marguerite Léna

31. Recommendations Issued from the Participants
Antonio M. Battro, Pierre Léna, Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Joachim Braun

32. “Before Using This Device, Please Consult the Manual”: The Challenges of Sustaining Language, Education, and Culture
Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Sustainable Development, Poverty, Aid and Development, Religion and Society, Child Well-being, Climate Change Management and Policy

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