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Education Towards Sustainable Development

Jaishree Sharma*

Sustainable development is about facilitating improvement without jeopardizing what exists today. It is not about maintaining what already exists, nor does it mean that nothing bad can happen. Development is not only about increasing the quantity; it also means improving the quality. Therefore sustainable development also means improving the life of the members of a community. In this context the whole evolution of humankind can be perceived as sustained development. For example, the changes that have occurred in the pattern of housing over time in a particular place; the establishment of facilities like schools, hospitals, marketplace, and amusement parks—all these depict the development ...

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