Environmental education centers from the teachers‘ perspective

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Jan Činčera
Filip Havlíček

Abstract

The study presents a survey conducted with a group of teachers (N=165) participating in M.R.K.E.V. and Mrkvička, a network for instructional support in environmental education. The survey was focused on the meaning of the environmental education centers for the respondents and the reasons for choosing some of the services offered. The results suggest that teachers perceive the environmental education centers as irreplaceable and that they highly appreciate the level of the services offered. They use mainly the short educational programs, they use their services repeatedly throughout the year, and their choice is based on their previous positive experiences, its cost, and geographical proximity. The study also discusses some of the problematic issues arising from the results.

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Činčera, J., & Havlíček, F. (2016). Environmental education centers from the teachers‘ perspective. Envigogika, 11(2). https://doi.org/10.14712/18023061.534
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Jan Činčera, Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Environmental Studies

The author is an associate professor at Masaryk University of Brno (Faculty of social science, Department of environmental studies). He focuses on theory, methodics and evaluation of environmental education and education for sustainable development. He cooperates with environmental education centres as a programme evaluator and consultant.

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