Are you getting it right?
The right to education is a fundamental human right essential for achieving Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Global UN initiatives are linked to both enable and promote ESD. Do you really have a clear idea of who does what and how? Test your knowledge of the big picture on sustainable development issues.
Big Vision Quiz
Is education for sustainable development (ESD) the same as environmental education?
Why is it important to educate youth about SD?
- They are the decision-makers of the future
- Our current lifestyles are not sustainable
Why is it important to enhance public awareness and understanding of sustainable development?
- To build a global active citizenry for sustainable change
- To create media opportunities
Is there a need for ethics in SD?
The phrase Sustainable Development first started emerging at which UN conference?
- Johannesburg 2002
- Stockholm 1972
- Rio 1992
Sustainable Development is best defined as
- “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.”
- “development today that does not compromise the future.”
- “development that can last.”
What is Agenda 21?
- A global plan of action related to environment and development
- A UN decade to promote SD
- A UNESCO ESD programme
What is the difference between MDGs, EFA and DESD?
- they have nothing in common
- they overlap since they all focus on education as a key to human development
- they share a common vision but with different approaches
As lead agency for the DESD, UNESCO seeks to
- catalyze and coordinate efforts in ESD
- strengthen regional networking and collaboration
Are all sectors of UNESCO responsible for implementing the Decade of ESD?
- Not sure
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