Addressing Global Environmental Security Through Innovative by Susan Allen-Gil, Lia Stelljes, Olena Borysova

By Susan Allen-Gil, Lia Stelljes, Olena Borysova

Because the significance of environmental defense raises around the globe, schools and universities are comparing how good they're getting ready the following iteration of environmental scientists and executives and constructing new academic methods. during this quantity, we learn: (1) present academic practices and the necessity for swap, (2) academic wishes from the point of view of employers and pros, and (3) new practices in larger schooling in environmental fields. The participants have been rigorously chosen by way of a world coordinating crew in keeping with their overseas reputations within the box of revolutionary academic ways and realizing of the worldwide employment marketplace in environmental technology. even supposing the focal geographic components are North the US, Europe and the previous Soviet republics, the guidelines and methods mentioned are common to all associations of upper schooling. We spotlight particular non-traditional methods resembling utilizing the collage as a curricular software, constructing permaculture courses, and making use of sustainability pedagogy, and record their good fortune from either a scholar and corporation point of view. We additionally comprise case reviews on hazard evaluate and eco-efficiency schooling to demonstrate why and the way transdisciplinary schooling should be complete. We finish that it's principal that our instructional platforms train environmental safety on the collage point inside of a transdisciplinary context; and that possibilities, comparable to internships and different tools of utilized studying, are incorporated within the curriculum.

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Citizens need to be enabled to lead sustainable lives. The understanding of what constitutes a quality education is evolving. There is a demand, however, for education to reflect upon its relevance to the modern world. While in THE ROLE OF UNESCO CHAIRS IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN BELARUS 33 the past much of the emphasis on education related to cognitive understanding and development, now there is a need to also address the social and other dimensions of learning. Education is expected to make a contribution to addressing sustainable human development, peace and security, and the quality of life at individual, family, societal, and global levels.

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Quite another important environmental issue is the poor quality of water resources in spite of good environmental protection by the Republic of Belarus. The use of water is limited by its quality. The reason for poor water quality lies in the natural geochemical characteristics of the territory (large amount of iron and manganese) as well as anthropogenic pollution. The main part of the waste water coming into to the Western Dvina River is from the both industrial cities of Novopolotsk and Polotsk.

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