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2009 | 11 | 1 | 18-30
Article title

Implementing the United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development in Latvian Higher Education

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The article analyzes the implementation of aims and tasks of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) (2005-2014) in Latvian higher education institutions (HEI). In the first part of the article the general context of DESD and its' objectives that will be necessary to reach in all levels of education systems are characterized. The second part describes the results obtained from the research on five Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) indicators by considering the situation in two state universities and two regional HEI in Latvia. Educational policies, strategies, curricula, documentations, and different activities in higher education were analyzed in the context of the DESD. Evaluation of the situation in Latvian HEI in general permits the authors to conclude that cooperation on ESD in global context is developed better than local initiatives.
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Volume
11
Issue
1
Pages
18-30
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Dates
published
2009-01-01
online
2009-05-15
Contributors
  • Daugavpils University, Latvia
  • Daugavpils University, Latvia
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10099-009-0029-y
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