Social Responsibility Beyond Neoliberalism and Charity Volume 2: Social Responsibility - Sustainability, Education and Management

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Current global economic crises call for social responsibility to replace neo-liberalistic, one-sided and short-term criteria causing monopolies of global enterprises. The triad ‘freedom, ...
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Social Responsibility Promotion by a Learning Region for Sustainable Development: A Case from Slovenia

Pp. 84-95 (12)

Ana V. Korže and Mojca K. Krajnc

Abstract

This chapter deals with learning environments in Slovenia, enabling many schools to practice experiential education for sustainable development. In recent years, municipalities and various organizations have established around Slovenia different settings for it that need to be connected. Schools need to enhance experiential education and increase the usefulness of the gained knowledge in practice. New challenges in education are emphasized by the European Commission, which encourages Member States to responsibly carry out the educational process. The emphasis is on broad capabilities that open the door to different activities. More attention should be paid to the intergenerational cooperation, which is a good addition to the practice education and responsibility.

Keywords:

Learning regions, innovative approach, self-sufficient supply, educational tourism, Slovenia.

Affiliation:

International Centre for Ecoremediations, Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor, Slovenia.