Teacher Education in India is undergoing reforms especially for environmental and sustainability education. Major policies are expected to overhaul current practices, thereby leading to a better-informed citizenry. This chapter looks at policymakers and their perspectives when developing and implementing environmental education and sustainability policies. It aims to shed light on the various conditions and factors that guide the process. In doing so, the chapter discussed major enablers and barriers that currently guide teacher education in India, global lessons learned from India’s reform implementation and needs for the future.
|Title of host publication||Teacher Education Policy and Practice|
|Subtitle of host publication||Evidence of Impact, Impact of Evidence|
|Editors||Joce Nuttall, Mellita Jones, Alex Kostogriz, Jenny Martin|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|