An ambitious and wide-ranging study of values in Education for Sustainable Development at a time of unprecedented change. An innovative thesis that has the potential to make an impact on the development of further learning areas in the new Australian National Curriculum ... (and) whose major contributions lie in the establishment of international benchmarks against which curriculum may be assessed in terms of sustainable development. Jonathan Anderson, Emeritus Professor of Education, Flinders University
Exceptionally well researched and presented ... (providing) a global benchmark for anyone undertaking documentary/text analysis as their primary research tool. The conclusions drawn ... are very powerful (highlighting) the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian National Curriculum in quite a remarkable way.
G R (Bob) Teasdale, Adjunct Professor, University of South Australia
Awarded the Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence from the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) The University of Adelaide. Described as 'impressive', 'innovative', 'timely', 'original', 'comprehensive', 'in-depth', 'lucid', 'accessible', 'coherent' and 'meticulous'.