The United Nations program Education for sustainable development defined education for sustainable development as an education that encourages changes in knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to enable a more sustainable and just society for all. The program aimed to empower and equip current and future generations to meet their needs using a balanced and integrated approach to the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.
Some key-factors for education for sustainable development was defined at the International consultation on education for sustainable development Learning to change our world
Learning to change our world, International consultation on ESD (SOU 2004:104)
Storyline as a cross-curricular approach will during this project be tried to see if it can help students and teachers to develop knowledge, skills, values and attitudes.
Arjen Wals is a Professor of Transformative Learning for Socio-Ecological Sustainability at Wageningen University in The Netherlands. He also holds the UNESCO Chair of Social Learning and Sustainable Development.
Leif Strandberg is a licensed psychologist and was one of the key-note-speakers at the nordic Storyline Conference in Gothenburg in 2008. This lecture, about how you can implement the findings of Vygotskij in school practice, is from that event.