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Lambrechts, Wim; Van Liedekerke, Luc; Van Petegem, Peter – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This paper provides critical reflections on higher education for sustainable development (HESD) from a philosophical perspective. A theoretical framework is developed, based on John Dewey's thoughts on the aim of democracy and the critical role of education herein, and with specific focus on two constructs: 'initiative and adaptability' and…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Environmental Education
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Boeve-de Pauw, Jelle; Van Petegem, Peter – Environmental Education Research, 2018
We present results from a large-scale study performed in Flanders, focusing on the effectiveness of the eco-schools project. We surveyed 2152 students and 1374 teachers in 101 primary and secondary schools that are actively engaged in the eco-schools program at different stages (including control schools), focusing on their environmental values,…
Descriptors: Ecology, Conservation (Environment), Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes
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Van Ongevalle, Jan; Van Petegem, Peter; Deprez, Steff; Chimbodza, Iris Jane-Mary – Environmental Education Research, 2011
Within the first year of the Secondary Teacher Training Environmental Education Project (St[superscript 2]eep) in Zimbabwe, project stakeholders, including lecturers, college administrators, local project coordinators, and donor representatives, expressed concern about the non-sustainability of the project due to its over-reliance on its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Van Petegem, Peter; Blieck, An; Van Ongevalle, Jan – Environmental Education Research, 2007
This article reports on a baseline survey, designed to collect information on students' and teachers' conceptions on environmental issues and their involvement in three Zimbabwean colleges of secondary teacher training. The survey was the first step of a research programme designed to evaluate the Secondary Teacher Training Environmental Education…
Descriptors: Political Issues, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education
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Van Petegem, Peter; Blieck, An – Environmental Education Research, 2006
The authors' research investigated young people's environmental worldviews using the revised "New Ecological Paradigm" scale for children. The scale is a widely used measure of people's shifting worldviews from a human dominant view to an ecological one, with humans as part of nature. However, the scale has not been used with children.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Cross Cultural Studies, Student Attitudes
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Van Petegem, Peter; Blieck, An; Imbrecht, Ingrid; Van Hout, Tom – Environmental Education Research, 2005
Implementing environmental education is a complex, unpredictable and time-consuming process, which, despite the introduction of cross-curricular attainment targets, is often ignored in Flemish teacher training curricula. This article reports on implementing environmental education in two teacher training colleges using seven criteria: participant…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries