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ERIC Number: EJ1120207
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Nov
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0814-0626
Pathway to "Knowing Places"--and Ecojustice--Three Teacher Educators' Experiences
Paige, Kathryn; Lloyd, David; Smith, Richard
Australian Journal of Environmental Education, v32 n3 p260-287 Nov 2016
The case study reported here seeks to promote the sharing of successful practice in Education for Sustainability (EfS). It uses literature and three personal and professional autobiographies as background to the development of a set of sustainability educational practices integrated into a primary/middle school teacher education program. The set of activities focus on developing in students an understanding of EfS and of processes appropriate to it that they can use in their classrooms on graduation. It is the authors' view that their collaborative building on shared beliefs, contemporary ecojustice literature and three decades of developing enabling pedagogical practices has assisted their efforts to "get" EfS, and to ensure that their students, particularly as beginning teachers, "got it". The ecojustice principles for teacher education programs are outlined in this article and are believed to have wide applicability in many aspects of ecojustice approaches to pro-ecosocial education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
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Language: English
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