Sustainable Global Citizenship Through Learning The English Language by Samaher Alharrasi

As rapid technological development is making the world “a small village”, English has been adopted as the global language of that world village. Hence, it makes lots of sense to utilize English as a medium for the discussion of global issues (Khondker, 2011, cited in Schulzke, 2014, p. 225). I work as an English language teacher at a private college in Oman. I teach high school graduates who join the foundation program prior to starting their credit-bearing courses. Read more

Sustainability In Primary Schools: A Water Usage Project By Young People For Everyone by Alice Lambert

I would like to begin by talking about why I chose to study Educating for Sustainability upon commencing my Masters at the University of Manchester. It is an ambition of mine, that one day I will manage my own educational business, offering extra-curricular activities to educational contexts from Key Stage 2, through to sixth-form colleges. I wish to create my own curriculum encompassing all of the ‘life skills’ which all too often children and young people leave school and college without. As part of this curriculum, I would like to incorporate sustainability education, both financial and environmental. Read more

Integrating intergenerational learning into an anti air-pollution context by Ke Dong

The nature of intergenerational learning and how does it enhance and further the goals of the education for sustainability has become to a burgeoning interest recently. Maybe people are not very familiar with the concept of intergeneration and sustainability, here I will use my personal experience of air pollution to illustrate how I apply intergenerational learning to the education for sustainability. Read more

An Initial Reflection On Language Sustainability And Trilingual Education In Hohhot, Inner Mongolia by Dan Wang

I was born, raised and educated in Inner Mongolia, as well as later teaching there, having been too accustomed to making decisions and judgements according to my first language – Mandarin, and due to my lack of basic terminology and excellent language competence to present new language clearly and efficiently in English or Mongolian, I used to adopt Mandarin to assist teaching English. Read more