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Miralles-Cardona, Cristina; Chiner, Esther; Cardona-Moltó, María-Cristina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to assess future teachers' beliefs in their capabilities for sustainable gender equality (GE) practice after graduation and to analyze differences across degree and sex using a self-efficacy scale specifically designed and validated for this study. Design/methodology/approach: A survey was administered to three cohorts of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Equal Education, Gender Differences, Test Construction
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Kanapathy, Suganty; Lee, Khai Ern; Mokhtar, Mazlin; Syed Zakaria, Sharifah Zarina; Sivapalan, Subarna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: In Malaysia, research indicates that there is an interest amongst the stakeholders, namely, administrators and academicians to be engaged in education for sustainable development (SD), but it is rarely implemented as a part of the higher education curriculum due to various barriers. This paper aims to develop a framework for integrating…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Concept Teaching, Chemistry
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Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Kalil, Rosa Maria Locatelli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an experience of inclusion of the theme "climate change" in a Brazilian public school through training conducted with teachers. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology was based on three specific phases: reflection, focusing on the application of a pretest with 45 questions directed…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Foreign Countries, Pretests Posttests
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Kanapathy, Suganty; Lee, Khai Ern; Mokhtar, Mazlin; Syed Zakaria, Sharifah Zarina; Sivapalan, Subarna; Mohd Zahidi, Azizah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss the knowledge levels, attitudes and behaviours regarding the concept of sustainable development among pre-university programme educators, as well as the potential barriers and opportunities they face in adopting the concept of sustainable development in the teaching of the pre-university level chemistry module…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Sustainability, Teacher Attitudes
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Cebrián, Gisela; Pascual, David; Moraleda, Álvaro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to present the results from a questionnaire distributed to a group of Spanish postgraduate teacher students pursuing a Master's Degree in Secondary School Education. The aims of the administered questionnaire were to identify students' perceptions of the development of sustainability competencies; to analyse the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Secondary Education
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Meza Rios, Maria Margarita; Herremans, Irene Marie; Wallace, Jean E.; Althouse, Norm; Lansdale, David; Preusser, Manuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to determine whether high school students can become agents of change in their local communities by participating in a formal internship program implemented through a partnership between academia (high schools and universities), nonprofit organizations and key community stakeholders. Design/methodology/approach: Pre- and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Change Agents, Community Change, Internship Programs
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Dabija, Dan-Cristian; Postelnicu, Catalin; Dinu, Vasile; Mihaila, Alin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The research attempts to aim to evaluate the perception that different stakeholder groups have of one of the largest and most important Romanian university with respect to its sustainability orientation. The exploratory empirical research reveals some important aspects which must be closely pursued and properly implemented by the…
Descriptors: Universities, Stakeholders, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Kyridis, A.; Mavrikaki, E.; Tsakiridou, H.; Daikopoulos, J.; Zigouri, H. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2005
Purpose--Greek pedagogical students' attitudes towards environmental education in Greece are very important as these students represent future teachers who will affect the success of environmental education in schools. Therefore, the identification of their views will give us the potentiality to modify the curricula of pedagogical departments…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Primary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach