The status of knowledge, attitude, and behaviour of postgraduate students towards Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

  • Natasya Mohd Nizar Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Nurul Huda Ab Mutalib Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
  • Hafsah Taha Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjung Malim, Perak, Malaysia
Keywords: education for sustainable development, knowledge, attitude, behaviour, postgraduate students

Abstract

As we race against time to save our dying home, it is more important than ever to start doing something that will help us prolong our stay on this planet. One of the efforts is by having a sustainable development (SD).  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2005 have developed ESD programme to reach this goal as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by year 2030. This study aims to identify the level of knowledge, attitude, and behaviour of postgraduate students towards ESD as they are the changing agents and are directly inflicted by the human activities in the present. This quantitative study use questionnaire form that were responded by postgrad­uate students to tally the responses frequencies by using IBM SPSS Statistics 23. The findings show that there is satisfactory level of understanding towards ESD, positive attitudes towards ESD and moderate positive behaviour toward ESD.

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Published
2019-12-24
How to Cite
Mohd Nizar, N., Ab Mutalib, N. H., & Taha, H. (2019). The status of knowledge, attitude, and behaviour of postgraduate students towards Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Jurnal Pendidikan Sains Dan Matematik Malaysia, 9(2), 35-41. https://doi.org/10.37134/jpsmm.vol9.2.5.2019