'Education for sustainable development
enables people to develop the knowledge, values and skills
to participate in decisions about the way we do things
individually and collectively, both locally and globally,
that will improve the quality of life now without damaging
the planet for the future'.
Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA 14 September
normally implies a systematic learning process through a
course of instruction or teaching. It involves a growth in
knowledge and the ability to apply that knowledge. A
conservation management curriculum is widely understood to
include elements of knowledge, skills and values and is
expected to result in changed behaviour. The scope of an
environmental curriculum has been widening over the past three
decades. This greater scope may be organised under five
interdisciplinary knowledge frameworks.