Effectiveness, evaluation and support of environmental education programmes

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Jan Činčera
Petra Macháčková

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The article introduces findings of a summative evaluation of a two-year program organized by the Podbanicke eco-center CSOP Vlasim. Its methods are described in the first part the program . The second part summarizes the main findings of the formative evaluation after the first year of the program. The next part describes the goals and methodology of the summative evaluation and its findings. The program had a positive influence of pupils' knowledge and awareness, and their intention to act in an area of eco-consumerism.

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Činčera, J., & Macháčková, P. (2009). Effectiveness, evaluation and support of environmental education programmes. Envigogika, 4(3). https://doi.org/10.14712/18023061.42
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