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Sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (Brundtland Report, 1987)


Sustainability is a key for long-term development. Hardware are, of course, important in supporting sustainable development in a school. But in Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation College, focuses have been put also on educating the younger generations for sustainable development. This is because educating the owners of the campus – our students – is the key criterion for long-term success, particularly in building up a green, harmony, culturally-mixed and low-carbon campus.


Sustainability is “the concept that oriented to the future” (Williams & Haughton, 1994). It describes a state or condition to be continued more or less indefinitely (Bhaskar & Glyn, 1995). In other words, it is the balance of resources extraction and allocation over time, so present and future generations get a fair share. The Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation actualizes our belief “Education for Future. Education for Life”.






Bhaskar, V., & Glyn, A. (1995). The North The South And The Environment. New York: United Nations University Press.

Brundtland, G. H. (1987). Our common future. World Commission on Environment and Development. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Williams, C.C., & Haughton, G. (1994). Perspectives Towards Sustainable Environmental Development. Aldershot, England: Avebury.



Recognition and Achievements


陳榮光校長、梁永健老師  2010年中國可持續發展教育項目優秀案例一等獎

Media reports

SingTao Daily                6 December 2010

WenWeiPo                   6 December 2010


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