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Van Poeck, Katrien – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article focuses on environmental and sustainability education (ESE) in the context of the topical post-truth debate. It aims to progress theoretical research as well as empirical investigations on how ESE practices can avoid the pitfalls involved in an objectivist as well as a relativist approach to teaching and learning. After elaborating…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Epistemology, World Views
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Block, Thomas; Goeminne, Gert; Van Poeck, Katrien – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In this response article, we explain why sustainability issues are often interpreted as 'wicked' or unstructured problems and focus on the consequences for education and societal transformation in view of sustainable development. Drawing on Funtowicz and Ravetz' (1993) fourfold 'facts are uncertain, values in dispute, stakes high and decisions…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Problems, Educational Change, Social Change
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Van Poeck, Katrien; Östman, Leif – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Literature about education's role in realising a more sustainable world emphasises the importance of acknowledging democratic and political challenges in environmental and sustainability education (ESE). This article offers an empirically grounded theoretical and methodological contribution to future research on how 'the political' is introduced,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Case Studies, Political Attitudes
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Van Poeck, Katrien; König, Ariane; Wals, Arjen E. J. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
As an introductory article of a Special Issue on Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE) in the Benelux region, this paper provides an overview of ESE research, policy and practice in Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg. It discusses the different contributions in this collection with regard to how the central theme of this issue, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Sustainability, Educational Change
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Van Poeck, Katrien; Lysgaard, Jonas A. – Environmental Education Research, 2016
"Environmental Education Research" has developed a Virtual Special Issue (VSI) (http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/ed/ceer-vsi) focusing on studies of environmental and sustainability education (ESE) policy. The VSI draws on key examples of research on this topic published in the Journal from the past two decades, for three reasons.…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Educational Research
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Van Poeck, Katrien; Goeminne, Gert; Vandenabeele, Joke – Environmental Education Research, 2016
In this article, we address the democratic paradox in environmental and sustainability education (ESE) by drawing on Bruno Latour's conceptual distinction between "matters of fact" and "matters of concern" and the notion of attachments that goes with it. We present an analysis of three cases (nature excursions, workshops that…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Foreign Countries
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Van Poeck, Katrien; Vandenabeele, Joke; Bruyninckx, Hans – Environmental Education Research, 2014
In this paper, we address the implementation of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Flanders, a sub-national entity of Belgium. Our analysis shows how the policy-making process in Flanders is inextricably intertwined with three developments in environmental and educational policy: the increasing impact of ESD policy and…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Policy, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators
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Van Poeck, Katrien; Vandenabeele, Joke – Environmental Education Research, 2012
Education for sustainable development plays an increasing role in environmental education policy and practice. In this article, we show how sustainable development is mainly seen as a goal that can be achieved by applying the proper processes of learning and how this learning perspective translates sustainability issues into learning problems of…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment)