This paper extends these earlier studies by examining the results of a study of African technology education academics’ perception of SD and education for sustainable development (ESD). The paper is based on a survey conducted in January 2012. The paper highlights issues that are viewed as important by the African technology education academic community and that are relevant to a specific context. It uses a two-challenge framework (developed ‚Äď developing countries SD challenges; UNDP; 2011) to interpret the results.
Keywords: Education for sustainable development; academics‚Äô perceptions; African context; nature of sustainable development; value change
PATT 26 Conference; Technology Education in the 21st Century; Stockholm; Sweden; 26-30 June; 2012
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