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Vander Mey, Brenda J.; McDonald, Sian I. – 2001
This booklet provides information on implementing the Landscapes for Learning (LFL) program, which was conceived to bring children, youths, and communities together to learn about landscaping while beautifying local schools and communities. The booklet begins with a discussion of the concept of environmental stewardship. Described next are the…
Descriptors: Community Education, Conservation (Environment), Educational Practices, Educational Resources
Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
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Cooper, R. Douglas; Smith, Bradley F. – Environmental Education and Information, 1989
As North America increasingly becomes an urban society, questions surface as to the role and direction of environmental education programs. Such programs may hold potential in abating some of the problems inherent with contemporary inner city youth. Several successful on-going programs are reviewed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Sari, Mihaly; Durko, Matyas – 1989
This document contains two case studies which provide an idea of the types of adult education programs available in Hungary. The first case study, prepared by Mihaly Sari, describes "The Month of Protecting Our Environment," a program developed in the small town of Puspokladany by a club of amateur anglers, a society for propagating…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Competition, Conservation Education
Ain Shams Univ., Cairo (Egypt). Faculty of Education. – 1987
This report was prepared as a follow-up to the implementation of recommendations of the Tbilisi Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education. The objectives of the 1987 meeting were to examine concepts and needs, identify major environmental issues and problems, and establish a process and guidelines for nonformal environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
Connect, 1983
Launched by Unesco in cooperation with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in 1975, the International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP) will enter its fourth phase during 1984-85. Anticipated IEEP activities are described in this newsletter. They include exchange of information and experimental data, promotion of research and…
Descriptors: Conferences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Gustafson, John A., Ed.; And Others – 1983
These conference proceedings on policies and practices for environmental futures are organized in four main sections: plenary sessions; interest-group sessions; resolutions; and recommendations. Among the topic areas addressed during plenary sessions are environmental education (EE) for the 1980s, a television correspondent's perspective of the…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Science, Technical and Vocational Education. – 1983
In 1981-82 a questionnaire was sent to member countries of UNESCO by the International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP) to determine current needs, priorities, and major trends in environmental education. Of particular interest to the IEEP were developments since the 1977 Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education held in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Global Approach
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Environmental Education Section. – 1985
Designed for the purpose of furthering exchange of information and experience in the field of environmental education, this document contains an overview of nonformal environmental education development in six countries. Reports on the countries were presented during the Subregional Training Workshop on Nonformal Environmental Education for Asia…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Environmental Education Section. – 1985
The Subregional Training Workshop on Nonformal Environmental Education for Asia was organized by Universiti Pertanian Malaysia in cooperation with UNESCO-UNEP International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP). The workshop aimed to familiarize participants with IEEP's sourcebook on nonformal environmental education. This report contains…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations, Energy, Environmental Education
Connect, 1984
The United Nations General Assembly decided in 1979 to make 1985 International Youth Year (IYY). Several of the central themes of this year (participation, development, and peace) are directly concerned with education and action relative to an improved, sustainable environment, both natural and built. This issue of the Unesco-UNEP (United Nations…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Sagi, Yoaz; Shadur, Joe – Nature Study, 1986
Reports on the goals, activities, and governance of Israel's network of field study centers. Describes the spectrum of program offerings that address the needs of various audiences. Also explains the educational, research, and public action elements of the system. (ML)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
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Rotherham, Ian D. – Nature Study, 1986
Traces the growth and influence of the Sorby Natural History Society in England. Identifies the key personages and accomplishments of the society since its inception to the present. A discussion of future goals and involvements is included. (ML)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Educational History, Environmental Education, Natural Resources
Zeitlyn, Jonathan – Bulletin of Environmental Education, 1985
The Fleet Community Education Center is a working example of successful nonformal local community education. A description of the center and its facilities is provided. (ML)
Descriptors: Community Education, Environmental Education, Nonformal Education, Program Descriptions
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Wilson, Terry; Martin, Joan – 1991
This report presents a model of collaborative effort that established a network of 15 university-based and 2 non-university based Centers for Environmental Education (CEE) in the Tennessee River watershed region. The report begins by establishing definitions for a Center for Environmental Education and a network system, both of which are…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Education Service Centers, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education