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By Arjen E. J. Wals, Peter Blaze Corcoran

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We are living in turbulent instances, our global is altering at accelerating velocity. details is all over the place, yet knowledge appears to be like in brief provide whilst attempting to handle key inter-related demanding situations of our time akin to; runaway weather switch, the lack of biodiversity, the depletion of traditional assets, the on-going homogenization of tradition, and emerging inequity. residing in such instances has implications for schooling and studying. This booklet explores the chances of designing and facilitating learning-based swap and transitions in the direction of sustainability. In 31 chapters members from internationally talk about (re)emerging sorts of studying that not just help in breaking down unsustainable workouts, kinds of governance, creation and intake, but additionally can assist create ones which are extra sustainable. The ebook has been divided into 3 elements: re-orienting technology and society, re-connecting humans and planet and re-imagining schooling and studying. this can be crucial analyzing for educators, academic designers, switch brokers, researchers, scholars, policymakers and marketers alike, who're fascinated with the future health of the planet and confident of our skill to do larger. The content material and comparable matters might be mentioned at the web publication by way of editor Arjen Wals: 'We live in occasions of incertitude, complexity, and contestation, but in addition of connectivity, accountability, and new possibilities. This booklet analyses the implications of those occasions for studying in formal, non-formal, and casual schooling. It explores the chances provided via the concept that of sustainability as a important classification of a holistic paradigm which harmonizes humans with Earth. to alter humans and to alter the realm are interdependent approaches - this e-book contributes to both.' Moacir Gadotti, Director of Paulo Freire Institute, São Paulo, Brazil

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