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Vare, Paul – Environmental Education Research, 2020
As schools seek to implement frameworks of education for sustainable development it is inevitable that they will encounter contradictions between their own aspirations and external demands. To analyse these contradictions through the lens of teachers-in-context, this research uses Cultural-historical Activity Theory that views schools as activity…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Gelinder, Lolita; Hjälmeskog, Karin; Lidar, Malena – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Home and Consumer Studies (HCS) is a subject in the Swedish compulsory school that has sustainability issues clearly enrolled in its syllabus. Among other things, students should learn to make sustainable food choices, i.e. they should understand the consequences concerning health, finance and environment of what food they choose to consume. The…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Food, Epistemology, Decision Making
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Rodríguez-Chueca, Jorge; Molina-García, Agustín; García-Aranda, César; Pérez, Javier; Rodríguez, Encarnación – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This research studies the efficiency of Flipped Classroom (FC) and Challenge-Based Learning (CBL) as an innovative methodology to facilitate the learning of concepts involving sustainability and the circular economy by higher education students. This study, conducted as part of various innovative education projects, was applied in different…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Sustainable Development, Problem Based Learning, Engineering Education
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Edwards, Melissa; Brown, Paul; Benn, Suzanne; Bajada, Christopher; Perey, Robert; Cotton, Deborah; Jarvis, Walter; Menzies, Gordon; McGregor, Ian; Waite, Katrina – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Sustainability learning is holistic and complex as it draws on diverse disciplines and can be interpreted differently within individual pedagogies. Embedding sustainability across and within business schools relies on developing suitable boundary objects. These may include representations such as models, frameworks or classificatory schemes that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Business Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Curriculum Development
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Derr, Victoria; Simons, Jordin – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Photovoice, a Participatory Action Research method developed by Wang and Burris, has gained popularity as a pedagogical tool to engage youth with environmental, sustainability, and conservation issues. Influenced by Paulo Freire's critical pedagogy, feminist theory, and documentary photography, photovoice supports reflection about place, critical…
Descriptors: Photography, Critical Theory, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Mickelsson, Martin – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This article aims to contribute to the knowledge of how the 'scaling' of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activities is conceptualized in practice through transactional learning encounters. In the context of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD, I discuss the re-actualisation of experiences as part of these encounters. The…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Philosophy, Epistemology, Environmental Education
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Chineka, Raviro; Yasukawa, Keiko – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Adaptation to climate change has become an imperative intricately linked to human existence and the planet's wellbeing: if learning is not part of the adaptation process, it is doubtful the adaptation will be sustainable. In Zimbabwe, one initiative for promoting learning for adaptation is the establishment of the Eco-Schools Clubs (ESC), a…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Climate, Adjustment (to Environment), Foreign Countries
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Seo, Eunjung; Ryu, Jaemyong; Hwang, Seyoung – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This study adopted the modified Delphi method to build key competence indicators for the course subject 'Environment' in the secondary school curriculum in South Korea. 15 Delphi panelists participated, and were provided a three-stage questionnaire survey. The findings classified eight secondary school 'environment' curriculum key competencies…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Environmental Education, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Munkebye, Eli; Scheie, Eldri; Gabrielsen, Anja; Jordet, Arne; Misund, Stig; Nergård, Tone; Øyehaug, Anne Bergljot – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Education for sustainable development (ESD) provides crucial opportunities for young people to be involved in complex sustainability issues. This study contributes to existing knowledge about primary school teachers' approaches to ESD across a range of subjects. Norwegian schools can join the Sustainable Backpack programme (SBP), which supports…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Elementary School Curriculum, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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Ferguson, Therese – Environmental Education Research, 2020
The development, quality and impact of environmental and sustainability education (ESE) in the Caribbean have received increased attention from a growing body of education researchers over the past few decades. This is not surprising given that the region has been grappling with various environmental, social, and economic sustainability issues,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Curriculum Development, Educational Quality
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Sund, Per; Gericke, Niklas – Environmental Education Research, 2020
In many countries' policy documents and curricula, teachers in the subject areas of science, social science and language are encouraged to collaborate on cross-curricular issues such as sustainable development (SD). This study is conducted in secondary schools (compulsory years 7-9) in Sweden and investigates the similarities and differences in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Sustainable Development, Secondary School Students, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Knutsson, Beniamin – Environmental Education Research, 2020
The extreme inequality in South African education is well-documented by researchers. There is also a rich literature concerned with education for sustainable development (ESD) in the country. The relationship between these two phenomena has, however, been sparsely investigated. Drawing on biopolitical theory and fieldwork conducted in South…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Living Standards, Foreign Countries
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Olsson, Daniel; Gericke, Niklas; Sass, Wanda; Boeve-de Pauw, Jelle – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This study contributes to an operationalization of the concept of action competence for sustainability through the theoretical development and empirical validation of a new 12-item Likert-scale questionnaire: "the Self-Perceived Action Competence for Sustainability Questionnaire," SPACS-Q. Other scales in environmental and sustainability…
Descriptors: Social Action, Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Questionnaires
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Wooltorton, Sandra; Collard, Len; Horwitz, Pierre; Poelina, Anne; Palmer, David – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Building on a methodology of Cooperative Inquiry, the outcomes of five interconnected place-based learning projects from Australia are synthesised and elaborated in this paper. The methodology can facilitate the everyday living and sharing of an Earth-based consciousness: one that enriches Transformative Sustainability Education (TSE) through…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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Amprazis, Alexandros; Papadopoulou, Penelope – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Plant blindness is an important phenomenon with a growing body of literature. According to researchers, the educational system is listed both among the causes and solutions to this issue. Therefore, previous work regarding this matter has mainly focused on the educational context. While sustainable development is a top priority for every modern…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Objectives
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