Text The Conversation - sustainability collection

TLF ID M018194

This is a series of short journalistic articles written by academic experts and researchers that provide facts, commentary, and independent analysis about sustainability. The articles support student investigations and in-depth studies of issues related to sustainability in geography and English. The collection is regularly updated with new contributions and contains over 80 articles about sustainability as a concept, and also the various component environmental, social and economic issues of sustainability, such as transport, agriculture, urban planning, energy pricing and supply, climate change and others.

Educational details

Educational value
  • The resource provides a highly valuable source of content in Geography and English which is particularly relevant in supporting student understandings of world views and futures, both of which are organising ideas of the sustainability cross-curriculum priority. The articles draw on current research and academic study in the field and present the ideas in a mode appropriate for classroom use.
  • The range of texts also support the development of the general capabilities of critical and creative thinking by providing literary texts on complex ideas and issues.
  • The articles provided will also be highly valuable in secondary English classrooms to support students to interpret, analyse and evaluate the values, beliefs and evidence that underpin persuasive texts for issues based studies.
  • The articles will also be a valuable source of information to explore elements of civics and citizenship education and business and economics.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Economics and business
  • Civics and citizenship
  • English
  • Geography

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Conversation Media Group
  • Organization: The Conversation Media Group
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Publisher
  • Name: The Conversation
  • Organization: The Conversation
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
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