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ERIC Number: EJ1158413
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
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Evaluation of School Environmental Programs Regarding the Objectives for the Environmentally Literate Students, of Heraklion, Greece Prefecture
Kalathak, Maria
World Journal of Education, v5 n1 p40-51 2015
This evaluation research concerns the aims and objectives for creating the future environmentally literate citizen through the environmental programs (PEEs) of Secondary Education of Heraklion prefecture, Crete, Greece. An evaluation tool applied on the application forms and the final reports of the programs, in order to asses how sustainable they were in the initial planning, whether they satisfy the principles and objectives of Education for the Sustainable Development (ESD), if they aimed to culture values, abilities, skills in accordance to the UNESCO and European Community Strategies. The goal of cultivating skill of social action and social interventions which is of capital importance in ESD programs, seems to be designed and realized moderately in the studied programs. The effectiveness and the benefits of the materialization of the programs, are higher than the assessed by the statistical analysis, as there were some mismatches between the application forms and the final reports of the school environmental programs, where achieved goals, indeed adequately, which had not been included in the initial planning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece
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