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Education for Sustainability

Edited by: Dr. Luis Felipe Nascimento

Education for Sustainability (EfS) is a topic that has been frequently discussed in Management Meetings and debates on education for management. EfS suggests the need to change the educational paradigm. Studies are being carried out to identify the level of knowledge among students and teachers of management courses, the gaps in the curricula and the need of organizations for managers capable of making them more sustainable and competitive. This international Special Issue is calling for papers that analyze EfS in educational institutions and business organizations from around the world.

  1. Research

    Education for sustainability in business schools by practicing social learning

    The insertion of sustainability in business schools has been more relevant in the last decades. One of the purposes of education for sustainability (EfS) is to develop individuals with knowledge and skills to ...

    Paola Schmitt Figueiró, Bruno Anicet Bittencourt and Soraia Schutel

    Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2016 3:11

    Published on: 22 March 2016

  2. Research

    A bibliometric study on “education for sustainability”

    The scientific production on “education for sustainability” has been growing in recent years what demonstrates the attention this subject has gathered. To better understand and characterize this trend, a bibli...

    Pedro Luiz Côrtes and Rosely Rodrigues

    Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2016 3:8

    Published on: 17 March 2016

  3. Research

    Environmental education in distance learning in Environmental Engineering at Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil: potentialities and limitations towards a critical techno-scientific education

    Incorporating Environmental Education (EE) in Higher Education Institutions syllabi has been a great challenge for educators. Despite of its importance and the diversity of didactic approaches to build sustain...

    Vânia Gomes Zuin and Carolina Motta Borgonove

    Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2016 3:7

    Published on: 14 March 2016

  4. Research

    From the Brazilian semiarid to university: the incorporation of a Cooperative Learning project as academic extension

    The interaction between university and its surrounding communities is vital for society. The incorporation of social initiatives as formal university extension programs can tackle different social demands, str...

    Bruno de Souza Lessa, Ana Clara Aparecida Alves de Souza and José Carlos Lázaro da Silva-Filho

    Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2016 3:6

    Published on: 12 March 2016

  5. Research

    Sustainable development in Business Administration programs of excellence in Brazil

    Organizations are under increasing pressure to incorporate the principles of sustainability into their policies and activities to meet the challenge of balancing environmental, economic and social well-being. ...

    Mariane Lemos Lourenço, Adriana Roseli Wunsch Takahashi, Sérgio Vogt and Marcos Vinícius Pereira Correa

    Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2016 3:4

    Published on: 9 March 2016

  6. Case Study

    Sustainable energy generation and use in SIDS and beyond—introducing the L3EAP online learning approach

    Small Islands Developing States (SIDS), but also other developing countries especially in the Global South, still face distinctive challenges to ensure sustainable livelihoods for their current population as w...

    Franziska Wolf, Deisi V. Becker, Walter Leal, Jonathan Krink, Julia Haselberger and Maria Kowald

    Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2016 3:2

    Published on: 7 March 2016

  7. Review

    Education, sustainability and social learning

    This article proposes a contribution to the existing debate on social learning as a possible framework that strengthens the role of sustainable actions through educational initiatives as to promote changes in ...

    Pedro Roberto Jacobi, Renata Ferraz de Toledo and Edson Grandisoli

    Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology 2016 3:3

    Published on: 7 March 2016