Initial training of community, play and youth workers and sustainable development education

Initial training of community, play and youth workers and sustainable development education

Article from Development Education Journal, Volume 9.3.

Sangeeta Soni believes that raising awareness of sustainable development is a vital part of the work of community, play and youth (CPY) workers. She argues that to empower people to make choices which will improve quality of life in their local communities CPY workers need some understanding of the political underpinning of the concept of sustainability and particularly of the impact of globalisation on individuals and communities. She therefore makes the case for incorporating sustainable development education in CPY initial training.

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