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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis konferencijos medžiagoje Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or Scopus DB conference proceedings (P1a)
Field of Science: Edukologija / Education (S007)
Author(s): Balčiūnaitienė, Asta
Title: Education of sustainable development competence in higher education institution
Is part of: Rural environment. Education. Personality (REEP) : proceedings of the 10th international scientific conference, May 12th-13th, 2017, Jelgava, Latvia / editor V. Dislere. Jelgava : LUA, 2017
Extent: p. 247-252
Date: 2017
Series/Report no.: (REEP, No. 10 2255-808X)
Keywords: Higher education;Sustainable development competence;Sustainable development
ISBN: 9789984482590
Abstract: The present paper aims at exploring the role of higher education institution (HEI) on education of sustainable development competence (SDC). Considering the connection of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), it is important to reflect on the mission of HEIs in promoting sustainable development (SD) ideas. In the present paper an attempt has been made to draw the parallels between HEIs and SDC as well as to answer the questions how the concept of SD is reflected in HEI. It is believed that building the capacity of students on SDC to communicate SD ideas and discuss about a sustaining world view is of great importance. For this reason the literature review and its analysis of various researchers working on SD and SDC have been done. To support theoretical findings, research has been done on students‘ attitude to SDC at Vytautas Magnus University and comparative analysis of 2015 – 2016 years has been done. The paper aims to give HEI staff and students an impulse to understand the significance of SD practices, as well as to make choices, taking actions in educating SDC at universities not only in Lithuania, but also abroad
Affiliation(s): Užsienio kalbų institutas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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