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Incorporating ESD principles into English Education

Илтгэсэн хурлын нэр: International Conference on Intercultural Communication: Problems, Technology, and Perspectives of Development. Buryat State University

Илтгэгч:  Б.Тунгалаг

Хамтран илтгэгч: [Б.Болортуяа:H.FL19]

Илтгэсэн огноо: 2015-04-23

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The term ‘Value-based English Education for Sustainable Development’ is defined from Mongolian perspectives. It is the integration of competences to become humanized through one’s continuous learning actions and to be friendlier to the one world, nature-society-culture-time and real life (Jadambaa 2009, 2010). This paper takes the term literally to refer to the values, knowledge, and skills to contribute to a more sustainable future, while recalling teachers’ and students’ previous knowledge and experiences regarding the sustainability concepts. The paper discusses how ESD principles are integrated into the Value-based English Education for Sustainable Development and describes the experiential and ethnographical approaches which have already been put into practice in Intercultural Studies course taught at Mongolian National University of Education (Tungalag 2009). It was highly commended at International Training on ESD in Sweden and Thailand (2009) for its contribution to education for sustainability. The theoretical approach the course is based on, some details of the course itself, and the reaction of students are described in this paper.

Key words:  education for sustainable development, value-based English education for sustainable development