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Canadian Policy Documents & Reports

Swayze, N., Creech, H., Buckler, C., & Alfaro, J. (2012). Education for sustainable development in Canadian faculties of education. Toronto: Council of Ministers of Education, Canada.

Alberta

Alberta Council for Environmental Education (2012). Advancing pre-service environmental education in Alberta: A discussion paper.

Alberta Government’s Resources for Environmental Education

British Columbia

British Columbia Ministry of Education. (2007). Environmental learning and experience:  An interdisciplinary guide and video clips for teachers

British Columbia Ministry of Education (2010). The sustainability course content: Curriculum framework.

British Columbia Ministry of Education (2010). Sustainable school best practice guide.

Manitoba

Ministry of Education Manitoba (2014). ESD in Manitoba curriculum.

Ministry of Education Manitoba (2000). Education for a sustainable future: A resource for curriculum developers, teachers, and administrators.

Ministry of Education Manitoba (2011). Education for sustainable development: Kindergarten to grade 12 correlation chart template and kindergarten tool kit.

Ministry of Education Manitoba (n.d.). Domain framework for whole system approach to ESD.


New Brunswick

New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (2012). Introduction to environmental science 120 curriculum.

New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (1998). Foundation for the Atlantic Canada science curriculum.

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador  Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (2010). Environmental Science 3205 Curriculum Guide (Interim Edition).

North West Territories

North West Territories Ministry of Education (1996). Inuuqatigiit: The curriculum from the Inuit perspective.

Nova Scotia

Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation (1998). Foundation for the Atlantic Canada science curriculum.

Nunavut

Nunavut Department of Education (2007) Education framework Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit for Nunavut curriculum.

Western and Northern Canadian Protocol for Collaboration in Education  (2002). The common curriculum framework for social studies.

Ontario

Ontario Ministry of Education. (2007). Ready, set, green! Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario.

Ontario Ministry of Education. (2007b). First Nation, Metis, Inuit Education Policy Framework.  Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario. 

Ontario Ministry of Education. (2009). Acting today, shaping tomorrow. Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario.

Ontario Ministry of Education. (2011). The Ontario curriculum grades 1-8 and kindergarten: Environmental education scope and sequence of expectations. Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario.

Ontario Ministry of Education. (2011). The Ontario curriculum grades 9-12: Environmental education scope and sequence of expectations. Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario.

Quebec

Quebec Ministry of Education. (2013) Plan d’action de développement durable 2013-2015.

Bregeon, J., Faucheux, S., & Rochet, C. (2008). Rapport du groupe de travail interministériel sur l’éducation au développement durable [Report of the interdepartmental working group on education for sustainable development].
 

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Ministry of Education. (2010). Environmental science 20 curriculum document.


Yukon

Yukon Ministry of Education. (2014) Yukon education strategic plan: 2014-2019.

 

International Policy Documents & Reports


Stockholm Declaration. (1972). United Nations Environment Programme

Tbilisi Declaration. (1977). UNESCO

The Belgrade Charter. (1975). UNESCO

Brundtland Report: Our Common Future. (1987). United Nations

Caring for the Earth. (1991). IUCN, UNEP, WWF

Principles of Environmental Justice. (1991). First National People of Colour Environmental Leadership Summit

Agenda 21. (1992). United Nations Sustainable Development.

Earth Charter. (1992). UNESCO

Hopkins, C., and McKeown, R. (2005). Guidelines and recommendations for reorienting teacher education to address sustainability. UNESCO Education Sector.

Standards for the initial preparation of environmental educators. (2007). North American Association for Environmental Education.

Non-formal environmental education programs. (2009). North American Association for Environmental Education.

Excellence in environmental education: Guidelines for learning (K-12). (2010). - North American Association for Environmental Education.

Learning for the future: Competences in education for sustainable development. (2011). UNECE

Empowering educators for a sustainable future: Tools for policy and practice workshop on competences in education for sustainable development. (2013). UNECE.

Building a more sustainable world through education. (2010). United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development and The Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD.

Education for sustainable development: An expert review of processes and learning. (2011). UNESCO.

 

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