Effectiveness, evaluation and support for environmental education programmes

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Jan Činčera
Jiří Kulich
Dita Gollová

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The article presents the results of qualitative research that has been undertaken among Czech environmental education centres, and regional and municipal government institutions providing financial support in this area. Three research questions were discussed: what evaluation strategies are used by the organisations? How are the strategies connected with the methodology of the programmes, or how do the programmes correspond with the standards for effective environmental education? How important is the real effectiveness of the programmes for a local government's decision regarding their financial support? The research proved that few organisations use evaluation strategies that provide relevant information about programme effectiveness, there are methodological weaknesses in the majority of analysed programmes, and local government institutions do not have and do not demand relevant information about the effectiveness of supported programmes.

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Činčera, J., Kulich, J., & Gollová, D. (2009). Effectiveness, evaluation and support for environmental education programmes. Envigogika, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.14712/18023061.39
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