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Gugssa, Mulugeta Awayehu; Aasetre, Jorund; Debele, Meskerem Lechissa – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2021
For the majority of Ethiopian students, textbooks are their first and sometimes the only initial exposure to books and readings. Teachers also heavily depend on textbooks to structure and deliver daily lessons. Guided by the belief in the ability of textbooks to affect pupils' environmental behaviour and attitude, we carried out this content…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Textbooks, Elementary School Curriculum, Primary Education
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Emiru, Tegegne Sishaw; Waktola, Daniel Kassahun – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
The study aims to complement the current debate on the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement by accounting for the youth's environmental awareness and commitment in developed and developing countries. A survey questionnaire, based on 200 higher education students in Ethiopia and the U.S.A., is used to assess the knowledge and awareness of current…
Descriptors: College Students, Climate, Conservation (Environment), Knowledge Level
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Stutterd, Tony – Geographical Education, 1987
Presents a simulation in which students assume the role of committee members of an aid-giving organization which has limited funds to distribute to a number of requests from Tigray, Ethiopia. Students use background papers and program proposals to make decisions, and are encouraged to identify criteria used for supporting a project. (LS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Financial Support
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Dalelo, Aklilu – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2011
Given the magnitude and severity of the problem of climate change, it is not surprising that a marked emphasis had been put on the issue over the last two decades, resulting in a series of proposals containing mitigation and adaptation measures. Education is often considered as one of such measures. This study was aimed at assessing the extent to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Change, Geography Instruction
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Dalelo, Aklilu – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2009
It is believed that the possibilities of integrating environmental issues into the formal and nonformal education programs depend on the capacity of teachers who put such programs into effect. A pilot project, aimed at building the capacity of schools in Ethiopia to address key environmental issues, was initiated in 2004. Among the major…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Pilot Projects, Foreign Countries, Natural Resources
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Dalelo, Aklilu – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2008
The school curricula are widely believed to be the best vehicle for generating public awareness of and action related to areas of energy concern. In an attempt to build the capacity of schools to address key environmental issues in Ethiopia, a pilot project had been designed in 2004. The principal aim of the project was to bring about positive…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Developing Nations, Energy Conservation