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Developing teacher competences for education for sustainable development through reflection: the Environment and School Initiatives approach
The authors introduce an overview of the Environment and Schools Initiatives (ENSI) perspectives on teaching competences. Since change is a primary element of sustainable development, the ability to adapt educational practice to a continuously developing world is of paramount importance for every educator dealing with that issue. The article offers two examples from ENSI activities in the field of developing teacher reflection regarding education for sustainable development ESD in teacher education: An action research, and project supporting workshops.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2007
First-Timer's Impressions of Engaging in Action Research: A Case in Ethiopian Preservice Teacher Education
The article examines the insights gained by preservice teachers in Ethiopia, who conducted action research during their studies towards an education degree. The author (and research advisor) interviewed the preservice teachersin order to learn about issues such as the usefulness and challenges of action research, and assisted them with progress reports and reflections regarding their experiences in undertaking the action research tasks. The author concluded that most preservice teachers reported that the research experience has helped them understand the complexities of teaching and the process of the inquiry approach.
Updated: Dec. 17, 2007