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Reflexivitatea- element fundamental al educaţiei pentru dezvoltare durabilă
Reflexivity - A Fundamental Part of Education for Sustainable Development

Author(s): Carmen Alexandrache
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Editura Lumen, Asociatia Lumen
Keywords: education for durable development; strategies; (self)reflexive qualities; active learning

Summary/Abstract: This study incorporates the reflexivity of the problems regarding the improvement of the education for durable development, seen as a solution to keeping social and economical wellbeing, imposes redimensionig education, proposing the development and training especially of the social and utility-practical competences. In this way it assures the positive relations and efficiency, and also the training of a civic and responsible acting Reflexivity presupposes not only thinking upon what has happened or what should have happened (thus making a critical analysis upon it). but it must be complemented by the action taking (by means of making a decision and of applying it). The reflexivity is as active as the scientific research and the social relationships, a fact for which it necessitates a prolonged and complex training, a lot of involvement, time and experience in establishing the moments, the strategies and the means to determine its efficiency. Surely, these perspectives of understanding the role of education in the context of social formation, does not exclude the importance of scientifical culture, of gaining work instruments, although this is based more on affective-volitional capacities, necessary to the formation of the social-civical guidance

  • Issue Year: II/2013
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 13-25
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Romanian