Submissions

Global Sustainable Development: A challenge of Consumer Citizens

The CDVEC Curriculum Development Unit, Ireland and the Consumers and Sustainability Programme Committee of the IFHE would like to continue to invite the submission of papers/contributions to the online e-book on: ‘Global Sustainable Development: A Challenge for Consumer Citizens’

The online e-book represents papers /contributions from countries across all world regions and brings together a wide range of perspectives on Sustainable Development. It gives a sense of the similarities and differences concerning life as a consumer citizen within countries and communities.

All contributions are reviewed by an editorial committee before being accepted. This Committee meets annually.
If you are interested in submitting a contribution, please follow the guidelines below:

Possible Sub Themes for Contributions
Papers / contributions on the theme of ‘Global Sustainable Development’ that link to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development  and/or the UN Millennium Development Goals and highlight one or more of the following
perspectives are welcomed:

 

• Citizenship
• Consumer
• Education
• Political
• Home Economics
• Cultural Diversity
• Gender Equality

 

Contrast between e.g.
• Past-present-future
• Rich/poor
• Northern/southern hemispheres
• Local/global
• National/international


• Environment
• Health Promotion
• Peace and Human Security
• Rural Development
• Sustainable Consumption
• Sustainable Urbanisation
• Quality of Life

 

Types of Contributions
All types of papers / contributions that deal with aspects of Sustainable Development will be considered for inclusion e.g.

Format of Each Paper/Contribution to the Online E-Book
Your contribution must start with the Template below. Please ensure that all sections of the template are completed.

Title

 

 

Abstract   (Please keep as short as possible)

 

Country to be credited

 

Author Details


AUTHOR 1

Title ofauthor

 

Surname

 

First Name

 

Name of Institution

 

Address of Institution

 

E-mail address of author

 

Author biography (50 words maximum)

 

AUTHOR 2

Title of author

 

Surname

 

First Name

 

Name of Institution

 

Address of Institution

 

E-mail address of author

 

Author biography (50 words maximum)

 

AUTHOR 3

Title of author

 

Surname

 

First Name

 

Name of Institution

 

Address of Institution

 

E-mail address of author

 

Author biography (50 words maximum)

 

Category(Please remove the ‘categories’ that do not apply)


Citizenship
Consumer
Education
Home Economics
Political
Sustainable Development

Other (please state)________________

Theme  (Please remove the ‘themes’ that do not apply)


UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development 2005-2014 themes-
Cultural diversity
Environment
Gender Equality
Health promotion
Peace and human security
Rural development
Sustainable consumption
Sustainable urbanisation
UN Millennium Development Goals -
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Achieve universal primary education
Promote gender equality and empower women
Reduce child mortality
Improve maternal health
Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Ensure environmental sustainability
Develop a Global Partnership for Development

Other (please state)______________

 

Type of Contribution  (Please remove the ‘types’ that do not apply


Case Study
Discussion paper
Illustrated story with photographs
Philosophical reflection
Research paper
Teacher resource (e.g. lesson plans and worksheets)
Other (please state)______________

 

Please copy your contribution here……….

Please use the following format for your contribution:
Word Document
Font type: Times New Roman
Line spacing:1.5
Font size: Body of text: 12pt
Font size: Main heading 14pt bold,  sub headings 12pt bold
Maximum No of Words 2,500
References not included in word count
Text in English
Inclusion of Photographs: Photographs can be included in Word Documents with text as part of an illustrated story
Lesson plans and teacher resources/worksheets do not need to follow the above format
Footer: Each page should include page numbers and date
Header: Each page should include author(s) names and email contact
Publications e.g. booklets can be sent as PDF docs

Forward to submitpaper@educationforsustainabledevelopment.org

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