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International scaling of sustainability continuing professional development for in-service teachers

Redman, Erin orcid logoORCID: 0000-0001-6816-9898, Murphy, Clíona orcid logoORCID: 0000-0002-6251-5785, Mancilla, Yasmany, Mallon, Benjamin orcid logoORCID: 0000-0002-8764-9712, Kater-Wettstaedt, Lydia, Barth, Matthias, Ortiz, Maria Gabriela, Smith, Greg orcid logoORCID: 0000-0003-3630-5810 and Kelly, Orla orcid logoORCID: 0000-0001-9139-7792 (2021) International scaling of sustainability continuing professional development for in-service teachers. Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 17 (3). ISSN 2633-6537

Continuing professional development (CPD) offers a strong opportunity to transform schools quickly enough to support today’s students in developing the capacity to address urgently needed sustainability solutions. While there have been some efforts in these directions, so far attempts have not been made to demonstrate whether these approaches to sustainability CPD can be scaled up internationally to the level necessary to meet the need to integrate sustainability across subjects and grade levels. Through this multi-national collaboration, we shared a model and implemented it across three very different contexts. The results of this two year project are reported and the important contextual factors for the competence development of teachers are identified. The model utilized here demonstrated success despite significant barriers at each implementation site. We identify three universal features that will create transformative sustainability CPDs: 1) Sufficient contact hours 2) Solutions not problems and 3) Competencies not content.
Item Type:Article (Published)
Additional Information:Article number: e2243
Uncontrolled Keywords:sustainability education; continuing professional development; in-service; 17 scaling solutions; education for sustainable development
Subjects:Social Sciences > Education
Social Sciences > Teaching
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Institute of Education > School of STEM Education, Innovation, & Global Studies
Official URL:https://doi.org/10.21601/ijese/10936
Copyright Information:© 2021 The Authors
ID Code:29718
Deposited On:14 Mar 2024 15:28 by Vidatum Academic . Last Modified 14 Mar 2024 15:28

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