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bruce
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How do you understand the concept of sustainable development?
this is the responsible usage of resources to satisfy our needs today with the view preserving resources to enable future generations meet their needs as well.

What are the main sustainable development issues affecting your community and country?
environmental degradation, reduction in confidence in the justice system, poor social service delivery (inadequate schools and health facilities), low literacy levels leading to low academic achievements and social economic problems such as poverty and unemployment

What are the implications for your TE/TVET Change Project development?
our change project is aimed at modelling and improving teaching methods and pedagogical practices in order to improve the processes of teaching and learning. this will hopefully improve academic achievements.

Consider the two definitions of sustainable development discussed. How can these guide your ESD work?
the two definitions will help us focus on prudent use of available resources today for a sustainable tomorrow.