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Educational Impact upon Social Sustainable Development
Educational Impact upon Social Sustainable Development

Author(s): Daniela Mihaela Neamţu, Daniela Burac
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Editura Lumen, Asociatia Lumen
Keywords: Sustainable development; education; human assets
Summary/Abstract: Quality of education represents a previous conditon for social sustainable development. The concept of sustainable development has changed in time, without existing an universal model ofeducation. For sure, such a model cannot be conceived, because there are different approaches ofeducation for each society, which vary from economic, cultural and technological points of view.Education for sustainable development brings in the same time a new motivation for the educationalact, offering the opportunity to those involved, to creatively participate to identify solutions andevaluate the alternatives to create a sustainable future. Taking this into account, we can de!ne it astransposing the abstract in reality, by putting in the centre of attention the human potential andknowledge. Knowledge means power, which denotes that, as long as a person assimilates moreinformation, his potential and abilities will significantly grow. Education is going to assure support foryoung adults, in general, in this continuously changing world, global and full of challenges anduncertainties, helping them realize the complex relationships and action mode that they have toadopt. The basic concept of the society based on knowledge for a sustainable development is data,information and knowledge. Knowledge always represented a motric force of change, a powerful determinant of progress in all domains. Starting from these reasons, the present paper proposesitself to investigate the relationship between education and social sustainable development, being apylon in the conversion of sustainable development

  • Page Range: 269-280
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: English