Importance Of Education For Sustainable Development

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ABSTRACT Out of many aims of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), one is to maintain a balance between human and their economic well-being. Sustainable development corresponds to sustainable employability. In this 21st century, it is an undeniable fact that there exists a causal link between English language and employability. In most cases, the higher the employees’ command over English the higher their life chances. In other words, English language amplifies the sustainable employability. This paper aims to support this argument by providing evidences gathered from the survey done on the employees of some popular food chains like KFC, Pizza Hut, Dominoes and Café Coffee Day. The methodology adopted for the survey was an interview of the working staff from overt departments of these chains. Furthermore, this paper explores the aspects of English for Specific Purpose (ESP). Finally, the recommendations and suggestions of incorporating ELT to enhance the employability are included in this paper. Key Words ESP, Role of ELT, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Employability, English at Food Chains INTRODUCTION Education for Sustainable Development is a concept emerged out as a precaution against the repercussions of unorganized, unsystematic and unsustainable use of resources over the years by the human race. It aims in enlightening the minds about the sustainable development. Sustainable development is based on an optimistic approach. It claims that an intelligent

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