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Adult Education Policies and Sustainable Development in Poland and Portugal: A Comparative Analysis of Policies and Practices

  • Paula Guimaraes
  • Marta Gontarska

Education for sustainable development is presently a relevant topic in the policies of international organisations (such as UN/UNESCO and the European Union) and in national contexts such as Poland and Portugal. Within the policies implemented, civil society organisations and social movements undertake (adult) education for sustainable development projects and activities that have an important impact by raising awareness and promoting changes in the behaviour and attitudes of both countries’ populations. However, several challenges can be pointed out regarding the implementation of these initiatives. These challenges will be highlighted in this article, which focuses on the comparison of policies and practices implemented in Poland and Portugal.

  • Keywords:
  • Education for sustainable development,
  • civil society organisations,
  • social movements,
  • Po-land,
  • Portugal,
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Paula Guimaraes

University of Lisbon, Portugal - ORCID: 0000-0002-2197-1004

Marta Gontarska

University of Lower Silesia, Poland - ORCID: 0000-0002-7950-9859

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Chapter Title

Adult Education Policies and Sustainable Development in Poland and Portugal: A Comparative Analysis of Policies and Practices

Authors

Paula Guimaraes, Marta Gontarska

Language

English

DOI

10.36253/978-88-5518-155-6.08

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2020

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Book Title

International and Comparative Studies in Adult and Continuing Education

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Vanna Boffo, Regina Egetenmeyer, Stefanie Kröner

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238

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2020

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© 2020 Author(s)

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-5518-154-9

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Studies on Adult Learning and Education

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