[Sustainable Education]: Principles for Future Sustainable Education! #ecoNable


Principles for Future Sustainable Education!
– by Christer Hellberg

“Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.”  –

http://sharedtracks.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/principles-for-sustainable-learning/#

Shared tracks

Sustainable development is the hype thing on the agenda – nobody buys the concept of unsustainable development. It seems there is an increased awareness and understanding even for certain common environment issues. We must become more sustainable and think a little differently – but what does this mean I hope you wonder. Let me try to give you an example but first something really fundamental – that old native-american proverb:

“Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.”

Sustainability. For real.

How did we end up in a situation where some parts of the growth ends up in extreme excess in some places and nothing in others? How can some people continue to acquire more and more wealth (houses, castles, boats, helicopter…

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