Methodology for evaluating the influence of schools’ sustainability education programs on their communities

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Eilam, Efrat and Trop, Tamar (2011) Methodology for evaluating the influence of schools’ sustainability education programs on their communities. Learning and Teaching, 4 (2). pp. 37-64. ISSN 1832-2751 (print) 2201-0645 (online)

Abstract

The role of schools as catalysts for change within their communities has been widely emphasized in the context of sustainability education. Yet the literature does not provide sufficient information regarding effective methods for its evaluation. The following article offers a practical evaluation framework for assessing the influence of schools' sustainability education programs on the parents and siblings of school children, as well as on broader circles in the community. The framework is comprised of a set of indicators, methods for data collection, and measurement of influence

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21335
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute for Sustainability and Innovation (ISI)
Keywords Education for sustainable development, ESD, evaluation, sustainability education indicators, environmental education, EE, indicators, school community relationship assessment, intergenerational influence evaluation
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