Educating For Sustainability In Shenzhen: Ocean Protection Activities

There are plenty of kinds of creatures living in the sea, which is a huge system. And the whole planet relies on the sea. However, according to the recent report, our ocean is being destroyed by human behavior. So there is no doubt that it is really important to protect ocean. Shenzhen is a coastal city with a 257 kilometer long seashore rich in beaches. Read more

The Sustainable Development Of Sugar

Nowadays, education for sustainability as a course has been established worldwide, compared with traditional and boring reference book teaching, students need diverse approaches to learn sustainability like art has great potential in education for sustainability (Jonsdottir, 2017). In particular, this article describes how the art of sugar sculpture connects to the cultural and environmental education. Read more

Equity In Higher Education And Sustainable Development In China by Minhui Chen

In this blog post, I aim to explore the issue of equity in higher education in mainland China from the perspective of sustainable development. The reason why I want to discuss this topic is that equity has become a worldwide concern in higher education system. Recent years, China has made stable progress in higher education conforming to the trend of the world. Read more

The Link Between Situational English Teaching and Sustainable Education by Juan Huang

Education for Sustainability implies the inclusion of core issues of sustainable development in teaching, such as climate change, disaster risk reduction, cultural diversity and so on. This cannot be achieved by technological solutions, political regulation or financial instruments alone. We need to change the way we think and act. This requires quality education and learning for sustainable development at all levels and in all social contexts. However, the current education in China usually focuses on theoretical knowledge, rather than developing students’ deep understanding of sustainable development through practical experience. Read more