QUALITY EDUCATION AS EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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					        The UN Decade of
     Education for Sustainable
      Development (DESD)


The International Implementation
     Scheme (IIS): a brief recap
   The DESD Vision



 A world where everyone has the
     opportunity to benefit from
   education and learn the values,
behaviors, and lifestyles required for
a sustainable future and for positive
      societal transformation.
   The IIS

 Provides the goals and objectives of the Decade
 Emphasizes the four thrusts of ESD
 Sets out a broad framework for all partners
 Summarizes the goals and objectives of DESD
 Emphasizes the importance of partnerships
 Outlines UNESCO’s leadership tasks
 Lists key milestones for the DESD
 Outlines seven strategies for moving forward
 Provides succinct summary of key trends and
other background information.
 Implementation Strategies


 Vision-building and advocacy
 Consultation and ownership
 Partnership and networks
 Capacity-building and training
 Research, development & innovation
 Utilization of ICTs
 Monitoring and evaluation
         Supporting Infrastructure


 Leadership         Financial resources
 Vision-building    Material resources
 Engagement and     Operating procedures
retention
 Governance         Accountability
structures           Evaluation, tracking &
 Administrative    reporting
support
 Human resources
     UNESCO’s Leadership role

 Catalyse and strengthen partnerships;
 Encourage monitoring and evaluation;
 Encourage a research agenda and serve as
  forum for relevant research on ESD;
 Serve as forum for bringing together
  stakeholders in the Decade
 Share good ESD practices;
 Assist Member States to put in place ESD
  curricula, policies, research, etc.;
 Convene       flexible   working     groups   on
  particular topics; and
 Fulfil its strategic role with regard to ESD.

				
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