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  • Young Children's Play and Environmental Education in Early Childhood Educationby Amy Cutter-Mackenzie; Susan Edwards; Deborah Moore; Wendy Boyd

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 47.26

    In an era in which environmental education has been described as one of the most pressing educational concerns of our time, further insights are needed to understand how best to approach the learning and teaching of environmental education in early childhood education. In this book we address this concern by identifying two principles for using play-based... more...

  • Schooling for Sustainable Development Across the Pacificby John Chi-Kin Lee; Rob Efird

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 98.92

    Environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD) are asserting their growing role in curricula around the world, yet how deeply embedded are they in the learning systems of the Pacific nations? Building on an earlier analysis in China and Taiwan, this volume expands its purview to examine the quality and extent of environmental... more...

  • Education for Sustainabilityby Stephen Sterling; John Huckle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Now with new Introduction and additional new chapter. At a time when polls suggest that a majority of young British people believe that the future will offer a worse quality of life than the present, it is becoming imperative that children are introduced to principles of sustainability through the educational system from an early age, and that... more...

  • Implementing Sustainability in Higher Educationby Matthias Barth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In a time of unprecedented transformation as society seeks to build a more sustainable future, education plays an increasingly central role in training key agents of change. This book asks how we can equip students and scholars with the capabilities to promote sustainability and how the higher education curriculum can be changed to facilitate the... more...

  • Environmental Educationby David Hughes-Evans

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Environmental Education: Key Issues of the Future contains the proceedings of a conference held at the College of Technology in Hampshire, England. The conference provided a forum for discussing the role of education in environmental training, analyzing the problems of environmental education, and proposing innovations that might well affect the future.... more...

  • Educating for Hope in Troubled Timesby David Hicks

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book sets out the facts about three still largely unknown factors of the future: climate change, peak oil and the limits to growth. It examines the feelings and attitudes the coming changes engender. It offers teachers ways to engage with vital but too often avoided issues, and to share success stories and sources of hope for the future. more...

  • Educating for Sustainabilityby Victor Nolet

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Educating for Sustainability presents fundamental principles, theoretical foundations, and practical suggestions for integrating education for sustainability into existing schoolwide systems and programs, organized in three sections: Principles of Education for Sustainability; Fostering a Sustainability Worldview; Learning and Thinking for Sustainability.... more...

  • Environment, Education and Society in the Asia-Pacificby John Fien; Helen Sykes; David Yencken

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This important book explores the interaction of global environmental discourses and local traditions and practices in twelve countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Based upon two parallel groups of studies, reviewing cultural influences in individual countries, and the attitudes of young people across the region, it has important implications for environmental... more...

  • Young People and the Environmentby John Fien; David Yencken; Helen Sykes

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 109.91

    The book analyses the knowledge, beliefs and behaviours that comprise the environmental attitudes of young people in the Asia-Pacific region and the cultural, political and educational contexts that have shaped them. The findings are based upon a questionnaire survey of over 10,000 young people together with focus group studies in India, South China,... more...

  • Environmental Educationby Anil Kumar De; Arnab Kumar De

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2004; US$ 20.00

    About the Book: Designed in terms of the Polytechnic syllabus for students of the N.E. region and also NEHU syllabus on Environment, this book is addressed to all Polytechnic students for Environmental education and culture. In simple and lucid style, the book introduces the basic concepts of environment, physical and human and explains its various... more...