Teacher Education

McKeown, R. & Hopkins, C. (2014). Teacher Education and Education for Sustainable Development: Ending the DESD and Beginning the GAP. Toronto: York University.

UNESCO. 2007. Good practices in education for sustainable development:

Teacher education institutions.  Good Practices Paper, no. 1. Paris: UNESCO.

UNESCO. 2005. Guidelines and Recommendations for Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability. Technical Paper No. 2. Paris: UNESCO.


Education for Sustainable Development

McKeown, R. & Nolet, V. (Eds.) (2012). Schooling for Sustainable Development: Canada and the United States. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

UNESCO. 2012. Education for sustainable development sourcebook. Learning and Training Tools no. 4. Paris: UNESCO.

UNESCO. (2005). Contributing to a More Sustainable Future:  Quality Education, Life

Skills and Education for Sustainable Development.  Paris: UNESCO.

McKeown, R. (2002). Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit, version2.

Knoxville:  University of Tennessee, Waste Management Research and Education Institute.



Laurie, R., Nonoyama-Tarumi, Y., McKeown, R. & Hopkins, C. (2016). Contributions

of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) to Quality Education: A Synthesis of Research.  Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 10(2): 226-242.

UNESCO. 2012. Guidelines for creating a national ESD research agenda and plan ESD in Action Technical Paper no 5. Paris: UNESCO


Technical and Vocational Education and Training

UNESCO-UNEVOC. (2017). Greening Technical and Vocational Education: A practical Guide for Institutions.