Environmental Education should go further

Moira Laing, Marie Jeanne McNaughton

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Outlines Scottish national policy guidelines on 'education for sustainable development' (environmental education for ages 5-14) and implications for primary schools. Describes a 2-year project in which a research team helped staff at an elementary school to articulate their own understanding of environmental education and develop whole-school strategies to implement the guidelines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-179
Number of pages11
JournalScottish Educational Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2000


  • action research
  • case studies
  • educational change
  • educational policy
  • elementary education
  • elementary schools
  • environmental education
  • foreign countries
  • participatory research
  • professional development

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