GreenComp – The European sustainability competence framework

The development of a European sustainability competence framework is one of the policy actions set out in the European Green Deal as a catalyst to promote learning on environmental sustainability in the European Union. GreenComp identifies a set of sustainability competences to feed into education programmes to help learners develop knowledge, skills and attitudes that … Læs mere

Action competence and key competencies in Environmental Education and Sustainability Education – ESE

11th World Environmental Education Congress BUILDING BRIDGES – 11th WEEC 2022 “Chairs: Daniel Olsson (Karlstad university) & Per Sund (Stockholm University) This sub-theme provides a forum to highlight initiatives for action competence and key competencies in Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE), with a view to enhancing a more contemporary and comprehensive quality education through further theorization, conceptualization … Læs mere

Mental Ownership and Participation for Innovation in Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development

Mental ownership is a useful concept and mechanism to understand why some kinds of participation are more influential than others in educatition, Whatever Environmental Education or Education for Sustainable Development. And the main point is essential to understanding succesful democratisation of teaching and learning. Clearly, ‘feeling mental ownership for something’ is closely related to other … Læs mere

Action competence, Conflicting interests and Environmental education: The MUVIN Programme

The present English edition is a full translation of the publication ‘Handlekompetence, interessekonflikter og miljøundervisning – MUVIN-projektet’ published in 1999 by Odense Universitetsforlag.  Download Action competence, Conflicting interests and Environmental education: The MUVIN Programme The pedagogical research has its focus on the development of students’ action competence which makes this report a distinctive publication. But … Læs mere

Issues for environmental education and ESD research development: looking ahead from WEEC 2007 in Durban

Can we avoid inheriting serious issues from research related to environmental education when the researcher community is addressing education for sustainable development? This paper identifies and discusses three main issues: if an explicit and coherent concept of environmental education or education for sustainable development is missing; if the field is dominated by researchers with an … Læs mere

ECO-schools – trends and divergences A Comparative Study on ECO-school development processes in 13 countries

Et unikt studie af forskellige landes arbejde med udvikling af miljøundervisning og begyndende uddannelse for bæredygtig udvikling (UBU) og de tanker i hvert land, som man gør sig både med de praktiske muligheder, forståelsen af, hvad det handler om, og de reelle vilkår for at gennemføre intentionerne. Danmark er et af de lande, der belyses … Læs mere

Balancing the tensions and meeting the conceptual challenges of education for sustainable development and climate change

The key challenges for work on education related to environmental concerns, and especially the pressing issue of climate change: the overall conceptualisation of central ideas such as Environmental Education (EE), Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Climate Change Education (CCE). Hent publikationen her om climate change education The need to effectively address climate change – … Læs mere

Sustainable Development, Environmental Education and Action Competence

The concept of action competence is discussed in relation to the requirement ofparticipation for sustainable development, and through this some similaritiesbetween environmental education and education for sustainable development arehighlighted towards a more coherent idea of Environmental Education. I.e. cencept and reality with practise should be reflected. Hent Sustainable Development, Environmental Education and Action Competence fra … Læs mere

The progressive development of environmental education in Sweden and Denmark

Traditionally, Sweden has a more centralised approach to change compared to a more decentralised approach in Denmark. Accordingly, the interplay between the State, the individual and private initiatives has differed over the past half‐century, and this has given rise to interesting effects on the development of environmental education as well as ESD. The discussion of … Læs mere