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Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Empowers learners to make informed decisions and responsible actions for environmental integrity, economic viability, and just society, for present and future generations, while respecting cultural diversity. It is about lifelong learning and is an integral part of quality education. ESD is holistic and transformational education which addresses learning content and outcomes, pedagogy and the learning environment. It achieves its purpose by transforming society. The most strong collaboration work is under RCE Iskandar Malaysia, which can be explored on the official website [https://rcenetwork.org/portal/]. Under UNESCO definition, the ESD can be translated into:

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is recognized as a key element of quality education and a crucial enabler for sustainable development. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the global community recognize the importance of education in achieving their targets by 2030. Target 4.7 of SDG 4 on education specifically addresses ESD and related approaches”