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Wells, Michael P. – International Environmental Affairs, 1994
Assesses the impact of 50 grants made by the Global Environment Facility on the prospects for biodiversity conservation. (MDH)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations, Environmental Education
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Jordan, Andrew – Environmentalist, 1994
Discusses the role of the World Bank's Global Environment Facility and the United Nations Commissions on Sustainable Development in the process of moving human society toward a more equitable and environmentally sustainable form of development as promised at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. (Contains 39…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Environmental Education, Financial Support
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Dinh, Hong-Van Thi; Nguyen, Quynh Anh Thi; Phan, Mai-Huong Thi; Pham, Kien The; Nguyen, Tham; Nguyen, Hung Thanh – European Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Student satisfaction with education service has been considered one of the most critical strategic factors to attract students of higher education institutions around the world. Various models of satisfaction with education service quality have been developed to motivate actions towards improving the education quality. This study aimed to confirm…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Correlation
Jacksonville Public Education Fund, 2020
Public school buildings represent the second largest sector of public infrastructure spending in the United States after roads, and approximately 1 in 6 American children or adults spend every weekday in poorly maintained buildings. Many of the problems of school buildings face are not readily apparent on the surface. While issues such as chipped…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Facilities, Public Schools, Educational Facilities Improvement
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Brunvand, Stein; Bouwman, Jeffrey – Science and Children, 2018
Citizen science projects have been found to increase scientific knowledge and awareness among the participants who engage in these collaborative efforts. Providing elementary students the opportunity to collect, share, and analyze data is an effective way to help them develop a deeper understanding of scientific concepts and gain competency in…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Raju, Jaya – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
In the context of an evolving digitally-oriented library and/or information science (LIS) discipline and framed by Andrew Abbott's Chaos of Disciplines theory, this article presents an epistemological overview of evolving competency requirements for a global digital information environment and the implications of this for future LIS education. In…
Descriptors: Library Education, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Competence
Gao, Niu; Lafortune, Julien – Public Policy Institute of California, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for safe school facilities that protect the health of children and staff. With the first day of school just weeks away, most K-12 schools are likely to rely on distance learning for the start of the academic year. When schools do reopen, adhering to current guidelines on physical distancing, cleaning,…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, Physical Environment, Facility Guidelines, School Closing
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Ivy, Karen Lynne-Daniels – International Journal on E-Learning, 2017
This paper shares the findings of a study conducted on a virtual inter-cultural global leadership development learning project. Mixed Methods analysis techniques were used to examine the interviews of U.S. and Uganda youth project participants. The study, based on cultural and social constructivist learning theories, investigated the effects of…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Online Courses, Cooperative Learning, Interviews
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Richardson, Michael D.; Jenkins, Wendi; Lemoine, Pamela A. – Educational Planning, 2017
Higher education faces its greatest combinations of challenges: economic uncertainty, accountability and globalization: overlaid by emerging technologies. University leaders face the twin trials of dramatic decreases in public financial support and the increasing cost of resources to avoid technological obsolescence. Technologies continue to…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Randazzo-Davis, Maria; Nelson, Christopher – International Journal for Business Education, 2020
Corporate employees must interact with people from different cultures in cross-cultural environments. This study examined the extent that cultural intelligence and global knowledge predicted team performance for university students engaged in collaborative team projects resembling the global corporate work environment. The sample for this study…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Cultural Awareness, Global Approach, Knowledge Level
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King, Edith W. – Intercultural Education, 2020
Global citizens recognise climate change and feel responsible for protecting a worldwide environment. Global citizens understand that individuals or nations alone cannot solve the complexity of issues such as the increasing and ongoing international migrations. Global citizens support the banished with empathy, compassion and mutual respect.…
Descriptors: Peace, Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Isomöttönen, Ville; Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Åsa; Pears, Arnold; Mcdermott, Roger – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2019
Literature on global employability signifies "enabling" learning environments where students encounter ill-formed and open-ended problems and are required to adapt and be creative. Varying forms of "projects," co-located and distributed, have populated computing curricula for decades and are generally deemed an answer to this…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Student Projects, Student Motivation, Computer Software
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McKenzie, Ellen – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2021
Psychologists caution that the COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate already existing mental health challenges -- warning that we may see more depression and anxiety in children due to fears about their health and that of their families, exposure to negative messages from the media, social isolation, and family financial issues due to economic…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Pandemics, COVID-19, Child Development
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Praneetham, Chuleewan; Thathong, Kongsak – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
Technological education and instruction are widely used in the present education trend. Using of digital instruction for environmental subject can encourage students in learning and raise their awareness and attitude on environmental issues. The purposes of this research were: 1) to construct and develop the digital instruction for environment for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Climate, Computer Assisted Instruction
Kentucky Department of Education, 2020
As districts contemplate how to safely reopen schools for the coming year, it is important that each facility that is used to carry out the mission of the district be maintained to provide a safe and healthy environment. This maintenance involves cleaning and sanitization, modifications supporting social distancing, modification of movement…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, School Schedules
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