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DePetris, Thea; Eames, Chris – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Despite school-community partnerships having much potential to provide educational organisations with authentic teaching and learning opportunities through community-based action projects, they remain under-utilised largely due to the structural constraints and pressures faced by teachers. This study helps fill a gap in scholarly discourse about…
Descriptors: Community Education, Models, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Dada, Deborah O.; Eames, Chris; Calder, Nigel – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
One of the goals of environmental education is the development of environmental literacy. The development of environmental literacy for preservice teachers is critical if they are to be confident and competent to deliver environmental education in schools. Little is known about the impact of environmental education on preservice teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Lebo, Nelson; Eames, Chris – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This article reports on an inquiry that used permaculture design thinking to create a science and sustainability education intervention for a secondary science class. The aims were to cultivate student attitudes towards science, towards learning science in school, and towards the environment, and to trellis learning of science and sustainability.…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Sustainability, Secondary School Science, Student Attitudes
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Leahy, Deana; Gray, Emily; Cutter-Mackenzie, Amy; Eames, Chris – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Over the past decade we have witnessed a proliferation and intensification of food pedagogies across a range of sites. This article begins by considering two pedagogical scenes that attempt to address food. They were enacted within educational settings in Australia; one a Year 8 (13 years of age) health education classroom, the other a…
Descriptors: Food, Foods Instruction, Feminism, Transformative Learning
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Eames, Chris; Barker, Miles – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
This paper seeks to provide a perspective on environmental education in Aotearoa New Zealand. To contextualise this perspective, it illustrates how environmental, socio-cultural and political imperatives have shaped the development of environmental education in this land. These imperatives illuminate the natural history of the country, the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Research, Learning