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    Fägerstam, Emilia 2012. Children and Young People's Experience of the Natural World: Teachers' Perceptions and Observations. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, Vol. 28, Issue. 01, p. 1.


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The Historical, Present and Future ness of Environmental Education in India

  • Sylvia Almeida (a1) and Amy Cutter-Mackenzie (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0814062600000124
  • Published online: 01 March 2012
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What is distinctive or indistinctive about environmental education in schools and other formal education settings in India? In essence, what is the ness of environmental education in the Indian education system? Our responses to these important questions form the focus of this paper, shedding light on the historical, present and future directions (or ness) of environmental education in India. In effect, we attempt to capture the ness of environmental education by considering practice, policy and research developments throughout the various contemporary and traditional environmental education movements. In so doing, we identify a theory-practice gap and a dire lack of research as some of the pertinent issues facing environmental education in India. In conclusion we discuss possible future directions that environmental education might take in addressing these issues.

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Address for correspondence: Sylvia Almeida, PhD Student, Faculty of Education, Monash University, McMahons Road, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia. Email: scalm1@student.monash.edu
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Australian Journal of Environmental Education
  • ISSN: 0814-0626
  • EISSN: 2049-775X
  • URL: /core/journals/australian-journal-of-environmental-education
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