Teaching for Sustainable Learning in an Uncertain Future

Delf, Mark and Ovenden-Hope, Tanya (2016) Teaching for Sustainable Learning in an Uncertain Future. In: Education for Sustainable Development in Further Education: Embedding Sustainability into Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 125-141. ISBN 9781137519108

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Abstract

This chapter stresses the importance of teaching in establishing a sustainable learning mindset in preparing students for employment in an uncertain future. The building and nurturing of social, emotional and psychological aspects of self in students is crucial to sustainability and can be established through embedding innovation, creativity and enterprise into teaching for learning. It highlights how mindset changes in teacher educators, student teachers and teachers that support the enabling of innovation, creativity and enterprising behaviours in learning can encourage confident, resilient and imaginative students. The chapter draws on a case study, the Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise House project, to illustrate key concepts and review practical strategies to sustain this approach in learning through teaching.

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