Education for sustainable development in Macao secondary schools: Issues and challenges

William Hing-Tong MA, Chi Kin John LEE

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Abstract

This chapter first introduces the recent progress in Education for Sustainable Development in Macao. The Green Schools Partner Program in Macao is also reviewed and the school curriculum with an emphasis on environmental education or ESD is discussed. Then it introduces a survey of teachers’ perceptions concerning education for sustainable development in Macao. The results of the surveys and follow-up interviews are presented. The chapter concludes with suggestions of how to implement EE/ESD in the context of Macao. Copyright © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSchooling for sustainable development across the Pacific
EditorsJohn Chi-Kin LEE, Rob EFIRD
Place of PublicationDordrecht
PublisherSpringer
Pages223-242
ISBN (Electronic)9789401788663
ISBN (Print)9789401788656
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Citation

Ma, W. H.-T., & Lee, J. C.-K. (2014). Education for sustainable development in Macao secondary schools: Issues and challenges. In J. C.-K. Lee, & R. Efird (Eds.), Schooling for sustainable development across the Pacific (pp. 223-242). Dordrecht: Springer.

Keywords

  • Macao
  • Curriculum development
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Secondary school curriculum
  • Environmental policy
  • Teachers’ perceptions

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