Central factors of environmental education

Stavreva Veselinovska, Snezana and Kirova, Snezana and Trajanovska, Gordana (2017) Central factors of environmental education. In: Thirteenth International Scientific Conference “The teacher of the future”, 25-28 May 2017, Budva, Montenegro.

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Abstract

This paper analyzes the roles of the following central factors of environmental education: family, preschool institutions, schools, groups of peers, media, and social organizations and institutions. A review of the features and impact of these central factors allows the reader insight and understanding of the meaning they have for environmental education. Even though each of the central factors plays an important role in the development of environmental awareness and the acquisition of the necessary knowledge in this field, the primary roles given to the school which allows the adoption of environmental knowledge in a systematic and organized manner. The question is how much the potentials of school are used and how successfully school responds to the needs of environmental education. In order to justify its role of the leading factor in forming students’ environmental awareness, the programs should be modernized, teachers further trained, and the school should intensify its cooperation with other institutions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: central factors, environmental knowledge, environmental education, environmental awareness
Subjects: Natural sciences > Biological sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Science
Depositing User: Snezana Stavrova Veselinova
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 10:17
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2017 10:17
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/17890

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