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Work-based and vocational education as catalysts for sustainable development

Work-based and vocational education as catalysts for sustainable development

This special issue collates a range of papers from the diverse contexts and forms of work based and vocational education to help review the progress we are making towards the sustainable development goals and to pinpoint future possibilities. The original call identified a range of suggestions including topics such as:

How to integrate responsibility, ethics and sustainability into work-based higher and/or vocational forms of education or reflective practices.
Infusing responsibility, ethics and sustainability into reflective practices.
Innovative pedagogies of work based learning which promote humanistic and holistic forms of learning, or which promote the interrelatedness of humans to other people and/or the planet.
The challenges, tensions, dilemmas or integrating responsibility, ethics and sustainability into work-based higher and/or vocational forms of education or reflective practices.
How work based learning can stimulate changes within educational or other organisational settings, or facilitate transformational change.


Clients, clinics and social justice: reducing inequality (and embedding legal ethics) via an LLB portfolio pathway,Drama in higher education for sustainability: work-based learning through fiction?,eLearning within the Community of Practice for sustainable development,Flexible education in Australia: a reflection from the perspective of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals,Social innovation and sustainable tourism lab: an explorative model,Sustainability 2030: a policy perspective from the University Vocational Awards Council,Sustainability in the professional accounting and finance curriculum: an exploration,The green economy learning assessment South Africa: lessons for higher education, skills and work-based learning,Work-based and vocational education as catalysts for sustainable development?

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