Negotiating the Complexities of Environmental Education: A Study of Ontario Teachers

@article{Tan2010NegotiatingTC,
  title={Negotiating the Complexities of Environmental Education: A Study of Ontario Teachers},
  author={Michael Koon Boon Tan and Erminia Pedretti},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={61-78}
}
  • M. Tan, Erminia Pedretti
  • Published 19 February 2010
  • Sociology
  • Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education
Arguments for a stronger emphasis on environmental education are numerous and compelling. However, environmental education is not without its tensions and complexities, nor does it hold the prominent place in formal education that might be expected. In this article, we review some of the challenges that stand in the way of implementation, and we discuss the results of a study conducted with teachers in Ontario. We set out to explore the current status of environmental education in Ontario… 
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