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Scott, William – Environmental Education Research, 2009
This article is a transcript of the author's Keynote Address to the Fourth World Environmental Education Congress, Durban, July 2007. He has been asked to speak about environmental education research since Tbilisi, to explore what environmental education researchers might learn from this work, and look ahead to the challenges that now face them as…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Change, Conference Papers, Environmental Research
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Sterling, Stephen; Scott, William – Environmental Education Research, 2008
This paper provides a commentary on education for sustainable development (ESD) within higher education (HE) in England, set against the wider international and European background. The recent history of attempts to clarify ESD and its implications for higher education institutions is outlined, and some of the tensions between a developing agenda…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Educational Trends
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Hacking, Elisabeth Barratt; Barratt, Robert; Scott, William – Environmental Education Research, 2007
In this article we explore a number of issues arising from the papers in this special issue of "Environmental Education Research." The papers focus on current examples of childhood environment research in the UK together with research reviews from the UK, the US and Australia. In order to provide a framework for considering and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Participatory Research, Environmental Education
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Hacking, Elisabeth Barratt; Scott, William; Barratt, Robert – Environmental Education Research, 2007
The article critically explores the conditions necessary for children to be fully involved in developing a community-related school curriculum, doing this through a critical reappraisal of the gap between the philosophy of environmental education and its practice in schools highlighted by Stevenson in 1987. This article draws on a recent UK…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Urban Schools
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Stables, Andrew; Scott, William – Environmental Education Research, 2002
Sustainable development can remain a regulative ideal for environmental educators with the acknowledgement that it has no absolute legitimation and that human reflexivity remains capable of reworking the cultural traditions that have shaped it. Claims that the quest for holism remains one voice in a continuing dialogue about the environment and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Epistemology, Holistic Approach, Science and Society
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Fien, John; Scott, William; Tilbury, Daniella – Environmental Education Research, 2001
Presents an analysis of the lessons for program design and management that were distilled from a recent evaluation of the Worldwide Fund for Nature's (WWF) global educational programs. Clarifies and documents the contribution that education is making to the achievement of the conservation goals of the organization. (Contains 24 references.)…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Program Evaluation