Knowledge: A Verb or a Noun in Education for Sustainable Development

Fouzia Khanam
2016 International Journal of Elementary Education  
Knowledge is the fact of knowing about something, general understanding or familiarity with the subject. The goal of quality education for Sustainable development is achievable, if, knowledge of Sustainable development is understood in a right direction. Knowledge according to revised Bloom's Taxonomy has two dimensions; knowledge as theory in content, and knowledge as action in verbs, making a taxonomical grid. The present efforts in education is more towards ESD knowledge as content than
more » ... edge as action, that makes scope of ESD very limited. In the present study a comparative analysis of the students of Madrasa and Non Madrasa background (the two very different medium of instruction) was given a questionnaire to test their knowledge content about Sustainable development. The conclusion is drawn according to the result done on the premise developed earlier.
doi:10.11648/j.ijeedu.20160506.11 fatcat:e2st65r7knbjhjsgsuqkdaqmoe