Mathematics, Informatics, Science, and Education International Conference (MISEIC) 2019

2019 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
ESD is a key element of quality education. Its cross-cutting competencies in cognitive, socioemotional and behavioural dimensions of learning bear relevance to all areas of education. (UNESCO Executive Board 20 February 2019). This study, the result of four years of research in 279 primary and secondary schools in Japan, reveals that in integrated study periods, and with the engagement of local human resources, an increase of activities across different classrooms and grades are a clear result
more » ... are a clear result of enhanced ESD and students' collaboration, cooperativeness, cooperative attitude, and ability to communicate are interconnected. From a pluralistic perspective of ESD, teaching students to confront tensions and conflicts and tackling issues with no single answer seems to be difficult. Since the ESD curriculum has been constructed through whole-school educational activities in Japan by linking it with other subjects and areas, utilizing integrated study periods, it is important to examine approaches to understanding the effectiveness of a whole-school approach of ESD.
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1417/1/011001 fatcat:bqbknb2wifakniy7hnceatyy3u