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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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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