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Greening VETiS

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conference contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Roberta Harreveld, M Singh, Christina Hunt
Education policy-makers confront the task of developing strategies that provide an integrated response to the plight of children from communities of entrenched disadvantage; producing in students the capabilities to deal with environmentally unsustainable production and consumption, and accounting for the global economic challenges affecting the employment prospects of school leavers. The literature identifies a range of issues concerning the relations between education, training and workforce, and the formation of a more environmentally sustainable society. Bernstein’s (1977) conceptualisation of the relations between education and production is used as a starting point for reconceptualising the connections between school, work and eco-sustainability. Newspaper reports were analysed to explore the structuring of school knowledge in relation to societal arrangements with respect to paid work and eco-sustainability.

History

Start Page

1

End Page

12

Number of Pages

12

Start Date

01/01/2009

Location

Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane

Publisher

VETnetwork

Place of Publication

Australia

Peer Reviewed

No

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Learning and Teaching Education Research Centre (LTERC); University of Western Sydney;

Era Eligible

No

Name of Conference

VET Teaching Conference

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