International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Environmental Education to Education for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Issues
Abdourakhmane NDIAYE, Faheem KHUSHIK, Arnaud DIEMER, Francine PELLAUD

If the implementation of Education for Sustainable Development national educational policies and strategies has taken place in a context in whichEnvironmental Education was already well established, it has been widely institutionalized by the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. a UNESCO programme. The aim of ESD is to encourage changes in education so that it can effectively contribute to the reorientation of societies towards sustainable development. It proposes participatory methods of teaching and learning such as critical thinking, the imagination of future scenarios, and collaborative decision-making to enable learners to take the actions necessary for sustainable development.

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