Sustainable Lifestyles

Globalization has made consumers powerful actors in our world economy. Our daily choices as consumers affect the lives of workers in distant places and the way people live. Sustainable consumption means buying goods and services that do not harm the environment, society, and the economy. Although it is predominantly an issue for high-income and emerging economies, consumption is an excellent entry point for teaching about sustainable development. Consumer education is practical, touching the daily lives of people near and far away. Local consumer action can have a global, social, economic, and environmental impact, both today and tomorrow. 

Education for the 21st Century

Since its creation in 1945, UNESCO’s mission has been to contribute to the building of peace, poverty eradication, lasting development and intercultural dialogue, with education as one of its principal activities to achieve this aim. The Organization is committed to a holistic and humanistic vision of quality education worldwide, the realization of everyone’s right to education, and the belief that education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development.

Early Childhood Education


All children have the right to education - a right that is expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and defended by EI within the framework of its global action campaign for accessible, free quality public education for all. Early childhood education (ECE) must be seen as an integral part of this right

Education for All


One of the principal aims of Education International is to promote the right to education for all persons in the world. EI advocates for free quality public education for all. EI believes that education is a human right and a public good which should be accessible to all. It is the responsibility of public authorities to ensure that every child, youth and adult has access to high quality education appropriate to his or her needs. EI supports the Dakar Education for All (EFA) targets and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agreed in 2000 and has been consistently campaigning for their achievement by 2015.

The Use of Educational Humor in the Process of Learning and Teaching: A Special Facilitator for Second Language Learners

Research on educational humor during the past two decades demonstratesboth the role and the impact of humor on the processes of learning and teaching, especially in the area of second/foreign language learning. There are a number of theories giving different definitions and leading to a variety of strategies f

or the use of humor in the classroom.

The Nature of Comparative Research in Philosophy of Education: Faaraabee's Method

   Comparative research, from a philosophical perspective in

education, goes beyond the mere comparison of two ideas or subjects, and necessitates both judgment and critical analysis. Considering the complexities of the educational processes, doing comparative research in educational philosophy requires certain skills and conditions to be met.

The Effects of Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation on Fourth Graders Anxiety

   The type of educational evaluation can affect anxiety among other

variables. That is why the Iranian educational system has recently adopted a new type of evaluation, called qualitative evaluation in contrast to the old quantitative approach. To show the difference