EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH TEXTBOOK GRADE-V

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  • Muhammad Jamil Lecturer, Department of Education, GC Women University Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Farwa Khalil MPhil Education, University of Education, Division of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Zainab Noorani PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi, Pakistan

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https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-02-2024-01-01-13

Abstract

The current research adopted qualitative content analysis with the help of NVivo 12 software and a purposive sampling technique to select a Grade 5 English textbook. The main purpose of study was to analyze the document regarding six aspects of sustainability by Tawanti framework. Findings of study revealed that sustainability has been viewed holistically consisting of environmental, social, economic, institutional, cultural and values-based approaches. The study of textbook revealed that most parts of the textbook were seen promoting the environmental awareness, gender equality, social responsibility, financial literacy, national pride, cultural diversity & values. Furthermore, specific lessons and activities were also found in the textbook to offer knowledge and training related to sustainable practices, empathy, ethical decision making & cultural heritage of Pakistan. It was concluded that the textbook of Grade 5 English is aligned with many aspects of the sustainability that give a more inclusive view of sustainable development. The study suggested further emphasis on economic dimension to prepare the students with the knowledge and skills that align with the economic sustainability.

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Published

18-05-2024

How to Cite

Muhammad Jamil, Farwa Khalil, & Zainab Noorani. (2024). EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH TEXTBOOK GRADE-V. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT, 5(2), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-02-2024-01-01-13

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