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5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
In 2007, Fáilte Ireland's Environment Unit, in collaboration with the Education Policy Section,commissioned a review of sustainability content in tourism education and training programmes at NQAI levels 4-8 throughout the State with a view to recommending improvements where necessary.
The review, carried out on Fáilte Ireland's behalf by the Tourism Research Centre of the Dublin Institute of Technology, was - in terms of breadth and depth - the first of its kind to be undertaken at a national level, not only in Ireland but in any of the other countries surveyed during the course of the review.
Griffin, K., Flanagan, S. Stacey, J. & Tourism Research Centre, DIT (2007) Educating for Sustainability: creating a comprehensive, coherent and compelling approach, Fáilte Ireland, Dublin.