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Andrea Tomassi; Alessandro Caforio; Elpidio Romano; Ernestina Lamponi; Alessandro Pollini – Journal of Environmental Education, 2024
Following the severe impact of capitalist industrialization on the environment, the EU has funded several projects in the context of the European Green Deal to pursue climate neutrality by 2050. Some of these projects attempt to achieve zero emissions through political participation, while others by committing EU citizens to adopt sustainable…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Climate, Energy
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Aishwarya Ramachandran; Naoko Ellis; Derek Gladwin – Journal of Environmental Education, 2024
Energy literacy is a developing field of research and practice that provides a comprehensive way of understanding how energy functions in the universe, on the earth, and in our social and personal lives. This literature review, building on an increasing momentum of research across various disciplines, outlines current energy literacy scholarship…
Descriptors: Energy Education, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pazoto, Carmen; Duarte, Michelle; Silva, Edson – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
Worldwide initiatives have been promoting awareness on marine environmental issues. In Brazil Maritime Mentality Program arises from political disputes over the right to use maritime spaces, Coastal Marine Environmental Education shares the same theoretical basis as Environmental Education and Ocean Literacy appears in the USA and became globally…
Descriptors: Marine Education, Environmental Education, Political Attitudes, Oceanography
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Grauer, Claire; Fischer, Daniel; Frank, Pascal – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
Time is an essential dimension of sustainability and its premise of intra- and intergenerational justice. Moreover, prevailing sociocultural practices of time use are drivers of unsustainability. Educational institutions convey social norms on time and are thus places where time is "learned." It is therefore of relevance for Education…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Justice, Sociocultural Patterns, Sustainable Development
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Wolf, Christina; Kunz, Patrick; Robin, Nicolas – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
In the field of school-based outdoor education, researchers claim that pre-service teachers should already be provided with basic knowledge, skills, and methods for teaching curriculum-based content outdoors in their initial schoolteacher training. The present review aims to summarize and structure the variety of topics in the literature regarding…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Román, Diego X.; Castro, Mariana; Baeza, Cynthia; Knab, Richard; Huss-Lederman, Susan; Chacon, Miriam – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
In early March 2020, distance education replaced face-to-face instruction for the 7,270 children and 435 teachers in Galapagos, Ecuador. In addition, the Ecuadorian government implemented strict stay-at-home mandates to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than solely focusing on the effects of these measures and the devastating consequences of…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Teacher Collaboration, Professional Development, Social Networks
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Forsythe, Michelle E.; Chan, Yun-Wen – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new saliency to educational efforts to ensure every person is able to make effective personal decisions and participate in civic affairs. However, social and political systems often constrain individual opportunities to enact personal decision-making. These sociopolitical contexts necessitate an increased emphasis…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Aikens, Kathleen; McKenzie, Marcia – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
The aim of this study was to better understand how Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE) policy has been developed and mobilized across subnational contexts in a federated system. We undertook a comparative analysis of sustainability-specific policy and curricula documents from all Canadian provinces and territories. We identified three…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Environmental Education, Educational Policy, Sustainability
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Maharramli, Bemmy; Bredow, Victoria Lowerson; Goodwin, Lindsay – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
Environmental education that incorporates civic ecology can contribute to social-ecological resilience through programs designed to advance youth civic leadership and environmental stewardship. This research used an interpretive qualitative approach to study the environmental education activities of a Watershed Avengers at the Ocean Discovery…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Urban Renewal, Leadership Training
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Garip, Gulcan; Richardson, Miles; Tinkler, Abigail; Glover, Susannah; Rees, Alice – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
The Green Spaces, Learning Places (GSLP) environmental education initiative runs schools-based and community-based sessions to create opportunities for children and young people to engage with green outdoor environments in London, England (including parks, heaths, and forests). Bespoke evaluation resources were developed by researchers in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Community Programs, Outdoor Education
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Bowers, Alison W.; Roth, Noelle Wyman; Holthuis, Nicole – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Many practitioners and researchers describe academic and environmental benefits of environmental education for kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) students. To consider the empirical underpinnings of those program descriptions, we systematically analyzed the peer-reviewed literature (1994-2013), focusing on outcomes of environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Smith, Gregory A.; Stevenson, Robert B. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
A study of two schools in northern Australia demonstrated the impact on Education for Sustainability (EfS) initiatives of a disruptive policy environment set in motion by neoliberal reforms focused on standards, accountability, and international competitiveness. In one of the schools, a culture characterized by trust and an emphasis on cultivating…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy
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Warner, Benjamin P.; Elser, Monica – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
We provide an overview of research in sustainability education. We argue that the interconnectedness of environmental sustainability programs at K-12 schools is one metric by which sustainability education can be conceptualized. We present a new measure of whole-school sustainability, or "interconnectedness," and then use it to compare…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Effective Schools Research, Environmental Education, School Surveys
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Negev, Maya; Garb, Yaakov – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Recent thinking in multicultural education can contribute to environmental education (EE) in culturally diverse societies. This article uses case studies of two minorities in Israel to illustrate the potential for bringing together these two areas of educational research that have developed significantly in recent years. After introducing the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Environmental Education, Case Studies, Minority Groups
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Ernst, Julie – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
The term environment-based education (EBE) describes a form of school-based environmental education that uses the environment as a context for integrating subjects and a source of real-world learning experiences. Because of the importance of administrator support in teachers' use of EBE (Ernst, 2009), survey research was conducted to explore…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Administrators, Consciousness Raising
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