Implementation of ESD in Geography Subjects Among Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Trainee Teachers

Sumayyah Aimi Mohd Najib

Abstract


Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is a truly positive measure. With the existence of ESD, the students are made aware of the positive values. Therefore, ESD is crucial to be inculcated among students. If the students are provided with in-depth knowledge related to Sustainable development, hence it is not impossible for the sustainable development concept to come true. ESD in general refers to a process to develop any concerns, abilities, attitudes and values among the students. Besides using religious approaches to help provide awareness to students of the issues related to the environment, this still requires a solution through education. Teachers need to be smart in finding approaches to be tailored to the curriculum, especially in the Geography subjects. The teaching and learning (T&L) of Geography subjects shall be interesting and challenging so that students can enjoy fun learning. The study was conducted at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris at Tanjong Malim, Perak. The respondents involved are Geography students who have undergone teacher training in semester 7 and semester 8. This study also focuses on the level of knowledge and the level of mastery among trainee teachers on ESD. In addition, this study was carried out for the trainee teachers to obtain the data the on the implementation of ESD values in teaching and learning (T&L) of Geography subjects via a survey.


Keywords


Education for Sustainable Development; ESD in Geography

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