Let's transform education

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli Let's transform education. New Sunday Times.

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    Abstract

    BARCELONA, Spain played host to several key events last week. The United Nations (UN) Decade on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), which was declared in 2005, has reached its mid-point. Though this has not created a flurry of concern in the Malaysian education scene, it has made an impact internationally. In Barcelona, where architect Antonio Gaudi's designs have almost a total presence, ESD made itself felt. There was also the Public Symposium of the UN Inter-Agency Committee on ESD in the city to take stock of what has been done in the first five years at the local, regional and global levels. Monitoring and evaluation are deemed essential to close the gap and correct misperceptions in advancing ESD towards desired goals by 2014. The symposium, held in a heritage building which used to be a hospital, sent mixed signals.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
    Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
    Depositing User: Pn Sukmawati Muhamad
    Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 15:37
    Last Modified: 21 Feb 2017 17:19
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/32162

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