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Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Educators who introduce critical socio-ecological issues into learning contexts often experience formidable internal and external challenges. This is especially true when intersecting Indigenous and environmental issues are involved. Compounding such difficulties in Canada is an inadequate level of pre-service, curricular, resource, and research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Conservation (Environment), Culturally Relevant Education
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Mickelsson, Martin; Kronlid, David O.; Lotz-Sisitka, Heila – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article aims to introduce a view of scaling as a learning process. In the article we discuss the concept of 'scaling up' or 'scaling' of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activities on the basis of how 'scaling up' ESD is highlighted in the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD. Drawing on a Deweyan theory of learning as…
Descriptors: Scaling, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Learning Processes
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Haydock, Karen; Srivastava, Himanshu – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This study consists of two interdependent parts. First we categorise the environmental philosophies prevalent amongst environmentalists in India by comparing the way the environmental crisis is understood and what its causes and solutions are thought to be. In the second part, we use this categorisation for a case study of three high school…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Environment, Conservation (Environment), High School Teachers
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Paredes-Chi, Arely Anahy; Viga-de Alva, María Dolores – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In Mexico a reformed curriculum is being implemented at the national primary level focused on the competence model and incorporating EE as a key element. This article reports our analyses of what theories, policies and/or EE related-contents were included in the documents that integrated this curriculum: general study plan, study programs of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Policy, National Curriculum, Program Content
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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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Farias, Carmen Roselaine de Oliveira; Carvalho, Isabel Cristina de Moura; Borges, Marcelo Gules – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article discusses the scientific research work on environmental education presented during the last decade in three Brazilian conferences: the meetings of the National Association of Graduate Research on Education (Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Educação, ANPEd), the National Association of Graduate Research on Environment…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends
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Aikens, Kathleen; McKenzie, Marcia; Vaughter, Philip – Environmental Education Research, 2016
This paper reports on a systematic literature review of policy research in the area of environmental and sustainability education. We analyzed 215 research articles, spanning four decades and representing 71 countries, and which engaged a range of methodologies. Our analysis combines quantification of geographic and methodological trends with…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Environmental Education
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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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Bengtsson, Stefan L.; Östman, Leif O. – Environmental Education Research, 2016
The article explores education for sustainable development (ESD) as a policy concept in different spaces and how it is re-articulated as part of a process of globalisation. The objective is to explore empirically an alternative set of logics in order to conceive of this process of globalisation. With this objective in mind, the article…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Policy Formation
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George, David Alan; Tan, Poh-Ling; Clewett, Jeffrey Frank – Environmental Education Research, 2016
Using a participatory learning approach, we report on the delivery and evaluation of a climate change and risk assessment tool to help manage water risks within the agricultural sector. Post-graduate water-professional students from a range of countries, from both developed and emerging economies were involved in using this tool. Our approach…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Risk Assessment, Water Quality
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Clarke, David A. G.; Mcphie, Jamie – Environmental Education Research, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to explore what thinking with a philosophy of "becoming" might produce in terms of conceptualising "Learning for Sustainability" ("LfS"), a recent development in Scottish educational policy. The paper posits that animism and the immanent materiality of a philosophy of becoming have…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Sustainability, Outdoor Education, Instructional Materials
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Derby, Michael W.; Piersol, Laura; Blenkinsop, Sean – Environmental Education Research, 2015
The institutionalization of neoliberal reforms that began to take hold in the 1970s were by and large "common-sense governance" by the 1990s. While the growing predominance of neoliberal discourse and marginalization of alternatives in environmental education is disconcerting on the level of policy, this paper explores an equally…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Environmental Education, Neoliberalism, Workshops
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Ross, Hamish – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Policy strategies to reward teachers for field-specific expertise have become internationally widespread and have been criticized for being manifestations of neoliberal globalization. In Scotland, there is political commitment to such strategies, including one to award recognition to teachers for expertise in sustainable development education…
Descriptors: Professional Recognition, Environmental Education, Neoliberalism, Foreign Countries
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Stahelin, Nicolas; Accioly, Inny; Sánchez, Celso – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Neoliberal ideology has made an impact on environmental education (EE) policies and practices in Brazil. The EE in Family Agriculture Program, of national scope and administered by the Ministry of the Environment, seeks to promote sustainable development in rural areas, specifically through strategies focused on adult education and non-formal…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Environmental Education, Labor Force, Educational Policy
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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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