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.
|Title of host publication||Schooling for sustainable development across the Pacific|
|Editors||John Chi-Kin LEE, Rob EFIRD|
|Place of Publication||Dordrecht|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
CitationMa, 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.
- Curriculum development
- Education for sustainable development
- Secondary school curriculum
- Environmental policy
- Teachers’ perceptions