Education

Exploring Formal and Non-formal Education for Integrated and Diverse Learning Environment in Uganda

This paper explores opportunities for integrating formal and non-formal education in Uganda in ways that help learners acquire, build and maintain productive skills for sustainable livelihoods. Using an interpretive paradigm, the authors draw on the capability approach and social practices theory of literacy to guide their qualitative analysis. The authors describe good practices in non-formal education in Uganda and Africa which diversify learning options for learners. Integration of formal and...

Exploring environmental justice in educational research Exploring environmental justice in educational research

This paper outlines the conceptual approach to environmental justice used in the JustEd project. It concentrates on how two approaches –the anthropocentric and the eco-centric approach –conceptualize environmental justice in different terms, and the implications these two approaches hold for education policy and practice globally. It also discusses the shift from environmental education to education for sustainable development and its implications for education policies and contents. The prevailing approach to the...

Exploring Formal and Non-formal Education Practices for Integrated and Diverse Learning Environments in Uganda

This paper explores opportunities for integrating formal and non-formal education in Uganda in ways that help learners acquire, build and maintain productive skills for sustainable livelihoods. Using an interpretive paradigm, the authors draw on the capability approach and social practices theory of literacy to guide their qualitative analysis. The authors describe good practices in non-formal education in Uganda and Africa which diversify learning options for learners. Integration of formal and...