Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

  1. 1. Strengthening The Link Between Conservation and Sustainable Development: Can Ecotourism Be a Catalyst? The Case of Monviso Transboundary Biosphere Reserve, Italy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Mondino; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Conservation; Ecotourism; UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; Learning tool; ECST; Monviso; Environmental Education;

    Abstract : The dichotomy of conservation vs. sustainable development has generated numerous debates since the introduction of the latter in the late 1980s. When UNESCO introduced the Biosphere Reserve concept in the early ‘70s, it drew even more attention to the matter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vocational Skills Training for Sustainable Development : A Case Study of Youth Education Pack Programme in Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camps

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : David Kunyu Khisoni; [2016]
    Keywords : education in emergencies; vocational skills training; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The global rise in the number of refugees in recent decades has raised questions and concerns on continuation of their education. As enshrined in SDG 4, refugees have a right to inclusive and equitable quality education, aimed at enhancing lifelong learning and creation of opportunities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Chinese Consumers' Attitudes towards Their "Willingess to Pay" for Renewable Electricity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Anneke Bösche; [2016]
    Keywords : China; green electricity; economic and environmental factors; purchase-decisions; Chinese General Social Survey; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : China’s economic development has not only led to enormous growth figures, but also to a severe degradation of the environment. Mass-consumption of fossil fuels like oil and coal in China contributed to reaching the level of the largest greenhouse gas emitter worldwide. READ MORE

  4. 4. Poverty Reduction in Brazil: what is behind the decline during the 2000s?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Igor Baccin Martins; [2016]
    Keywords : Poverty; inequality; public spending; sectoral growth; Brazil; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following a macroeconomic stabilization and consistent economic growth during the 2000s, Brazil experienced a continuous decrease on poverty incidence for the first time in its contemporary history. While the literature emphasizes the importance of economic growth alongside social development to fight poverty, the Brazilian experience also displays strong government action through expanding social coverage targeted to the poor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability Aspects in ICT Engineering Thesis Works

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT); KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT)

    Author : Mirwary Ahmad; Birgeet Kaur; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainable development; sustainability; ICT; environment; UKÄ; thesis work; SEMAT Essence; software; engineering; hållbar utveckling; hållbarhet; ICT; miljö; UKÄ; examensarbete; SEMAT Essence; mjukvaruutveckling;

    Abstract : An evaluation of thesis reports performed by students from the degree programme Computer Engineering, TIDAB, that was made by UKÄ, The Swedish Higher Education Authority, showed that there was a lack of consideration of environmental and sustainability aspects in the thesis reports, leading to many students not meeting the criteria in the degree objectives regarding this aspect. The purpose of this bachelor thesis is to improve students’ ability in considering the important aspects of sustainability in their thesis works, by providing them with guidelines which they can follow and implement during their thesis work that will enable them to reach the level ‘Very High Quality’. READ MORE