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Simonson, Shawn R. – Education Sciences, 2022
Environmental Physiology at Boise State University, Idaho, is a multidisciplinary course that expands students' understanding of human regulatory physiology through acute and chronic responses to environmental extremes. Students explore the physics (pressure, fluid dynamics, gas laws, sound, and light) of the underwater environment, marine flora…
Descriptors: Physiology, State Universities, Teaching Methods, Self Control
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Achinewhu, Chinuru Chituru – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2020
The right of the child to education, regardless of social or environmental factors, is indispensable to the development of both the child and the society. In Africa, this right vis-à-vis the future of the child has incessantly been impeached by internal crisis and armed conflicts which often lead to the displacement of children from their homes,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Access to Education, Refugees
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Mohammad Moshtari; Alireza Safarpour – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2024
As it becomes more crucial to push the boundaries of science to develop new technologies and important global initiatives, internationalization can be instrumental in helping underdeveloped countries overcome challenges such as poverty, climate change, and educational inequalities. Higher education institutions have always faced challenges in the…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Barriers, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Mollie Chapman; Maarten B. Eppinga; Tobia de Scisciolo; Eric N. Mijts – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2024
Purpose: Universities of Small Island States (SIS) have the potential to fulfill a crucial role in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but also face barriers to local capacity building. The University of Aruba partly addresses these challenges through the development of The Academic Foundation Year (AFY), a one-year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Sustainable Development, College Readiness
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Lempert, David – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This article applies a recently published indicator to various types of international education projects to measure their compliance with educational professionalism and international development law and also compares this indicator with the standards checklist currently in use by The Forum on Education Abroad. The tests and comparisons suggest…
Descriptors: International Education, Tourism, Developing Nations, Colonialism
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Gunansyah, Ganes; Ariadi, Septi; Budirahayu, Tuti – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2023
This article reviews critical pedagogy challenges, opportunities, and limitations in paying attention to environmental issues and crises. Pre-disaster efforts in preventing and overcoming environmental damage and crime can be pursued through environmental education at all levels, from primary education to higher education. There is a need to…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Citizenship, Democracy, Critical Theory
Bremer, Martin J. – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Environmentally conscious science education is of great importance due to dramatic anthropogenic effects on the environment. The World Health Organization reports 25% of children deaths, ages five and under, are the direct result of pollution (Osseiran & Chirscaden, 2017). Anthropogenic climate change has resulted in the higher severity and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Science Teachers
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Kruger, Jill – Education as Change, 2020
The international Eco-Schools programme promotes Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) through introducing and stimulating pro-environmental initiatives by school learners and staff. This enabled learners in the Eco-Clubs at a resource-poor primary school to identify and undertake transformative pro-environmental initiatives in 2011 and 2014…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Environmental Education, Ecology
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González-Delgado, Mariano; Ferraz-Lorenzo, Manuel – History of Education, 2023
This paper analyses the origin, development and fall of the 'school voucher' system in Spain. It was called the Ley de Financiación de la Enseñanza Obligatoria (Compulsory Education Financing Law) (LFEO), and this reform represented the first attempt at an international level to establish a school voucher model for a whole country. This article…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Glackin, Melissa; Greer, Kate – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2021
Over the past decade, Japan's rich tradition of environmental education-related policy has shifted to encompass international discourse concerning global competition and education for sustainable development. In view of this shift, this article explores environmental education-related policy enactment from the perspective of high school teachers.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Educational Policy, High Schools
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Heffron, John M. – Environmental Education Research, 2022
As research has shown, the kind and degree of environmental ethics and eco-philosophy (or the lack thereof) may determine the effectiveness of pre-service teacher training in education for sustainable development. This is especially the case where in the ethical substratum of the conservationist Aldo Leopold and his Japanese precursor, the human…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethics, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Heimlich, Joe E. – Environmental Education Research, 2021
Environmental learning is a lifelong, lifewide, and life-deep endeavor, much of which occurs in the spaces in between those that are studied, remarked upon, and documented. Within this everyday-life context, we examine the concept of learningscapes--intersecting sociocultural, intellectual landscapes where people learn about and undertake…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Lifelong Learning, Sociocultural Patterns
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Cruz, Natalie Irby; Hou, Minghui; Ichikawa, Asuka; Glass, Chris R. – Journal of Research in International Education, 2023
P-12 (pre-school -- grade 12) international schools educate increasing numbers of local and expatriate students, who make up a growing proportion of tertiary (university level) international students. Using the transnational social fields framework, this phenomenological study focused on the experiences of 19 students from international schools in…
Descriptors: International Schools, Phenomenology, Cross Cultural Studies, Higher Education
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Anderson, Emily W. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Over the past 20 years, empowerment has been used as a 'rallying cry' for girls' education and a necessary condition for gender equality. This article explores gender as an organising framework for international education policy and development during the Global Goals era (2000-2020). Using feminist policy discourse analysis as a coordinated…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Womens Education, Gender Issues, Equal Education
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Miller, Alison L. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2022
Child environmental health (CEH) science has identified numerous effects of early life exposures to common, ubiquitous environmental toxicants. CEH scientists have documented the costs not only to individual children but also to population-level health effects of such exposures. Importantly, such risks are unequally distributed in the population,…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Child Development, Hazardous Materials, Disadvantaged
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