Title
Implementing environmental education in pre-service teacher training Implementing environmental education in pre-service teacher training
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Social Sciences. Instructional and Educational Sciences
Publication type
article
Publication
Abingdon ,
Subject
Educational sciences
Source (journal)
Environmental education research. - Abingdon
Volume/pages
11(2005) :2 , p. 161-171
ISSN
1350-4622
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E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
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 engagement, instructor credibility, intention, functionality, self-efficacy, school climate and evaluation. One college has a long history of cross-curricular education, whereas the other college has just started. It was found that the implementation processes in the two teacher training institutions stagnated owing to personal and organizational obstructions. To deal with these constraints, several recommendations are suggested
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https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/iruaauth/30ca66/899639d6164.pdf
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