The concept of sustainability was then extended to other nearby fields such as sustainable economy, the etymology of which (oikos) refers to the home-environment and its assets; one of its strong arguments is linked to the criticism of the concept of economic development and how it has made its mark in modern western culture. In brief, the concept of sustainability is based on the principle of guaranteeing an (agricultural, industrial, climatic, urban, etc.) system the best possible conditions for its longevity, to be able to hand it down to future generations in – precisely – sustainable conditions. Let us seek to bring the issue of sustainability into the education system, in which school is the institution which absorbs most of both public (state, local authorities) and private investments (the family). Unsustainable could be the idea of investing school resources in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment and appliances, which are then expected to be kept in step with the technological developments of society. Plans of this kind have been implemented in the past twenty years and have demonstrated the real unsustainability of this model.

A school that has become unsustainable

FARNE', ROBERTO
2017

Abstract

The concept of sustainability was then extended to other nearby fields such as sustainable economy, the etymology of which (oikos) refers to the home-environment and its assets; one of its strong arguments is linked to the criticism of the concept of economic development and how it has made its mark in modern western culture. In brief, the concept of sustainability is based on the principle of guaranteeing an (agricultural, industrial, climatic, urban, etc.) system the best possible conditions for its longevity, to be able to hand it down to future generations in – precisely – sustainable conditions. Let us seek to bring the issue of sustainability into the education system, in which school is the institution which absorbs most of both public (state, local authorities) and private investments (the family). Unsustainable could be the idea of investing school resources in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment and appliances, which are then expected to be kept in step with the technological developments of society. Plans of this kind have been implemented in the past twenty years and have demonstrated the real unsustainability of this model.
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