Inlämning av Examensarbete / Submission of Thesis

Chen Chen Gu; Telma Gomes; Victor Samuel Brizuela , pp. 105. ING/School of Engineering, 2011.

The work

Författare / Author: Chen Chen Gu, Telma Gomes, Victor Samuel Brizuela
Titel / Title: Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Support of Strategic Sustainable Development
Abstrakt Abstract:

This thesis looks at how Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) be carried out to help society move towards sustainability. It starts by introducing the reader into the essential concepts about Strategic Sustainable Development (SSD), Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), TVET, and the barriers to integrating ESD into TVET. It also provides information about the case study conducted in a TVET organization in Ireland which is integrating ESD into TVET. The thesis presents the key aspects that TVET organization need to have in order to successfully support SSD and it also provides a definition of success which is developing a workforce skilled for sustainability where sustainability is defined by the four sustainability principles. After presenting the key aspects, it looks at the strengths and weaknesses, in the lens of the key aspects, of the case study and three other TVET organizations. It later provides with recommendations based on the challenges found integrating ESD into TVET and the presented key aspects in order for TVET organizations to reach the vision of success.

Ämnesord / Subject: Hållbar utveckling - Sustainability\General
Humaniora - the Humanities\Pedagogy
Samhällsvetenskap - Social Sciences\Education
Nyckelord / Keywords: education for sustainability, technical and vocational education and training, pedagogical approaches for sustainability, ESD, DESD, TVET, VET, vocational education, TVET organizations, TVET for sustainability, green skills, sustainability skills, green jobs, green works, strategic sustainable development

Publication info

Dokument id / Document id: houn-8hnjfk
Program:/ Programme Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability
Registreringsdatum / Date of registration: 06/09/2011
Uppsatstyp / Type of thesis: Magisterarbete/Master's Thesis (60 credits)


Handledare / Supervisor: Zaida Barcena
Examinator / Examiner: Tamara Connell
Organisation / Organisation: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Institution / School: ING/School of Engineering

+46 455 38 50 00
Anmärkningar / Comments:

Telma Gomes - phone: 0736280415 -
Victor Samuel Brizuela -
Chen Chen Gu,

Files & Access

Bifogad uppsats fil(er) / Files attached: bth2011gu.pdf (1129 kB, öppnas i nytt fönster)