Primary Schools Eco-Friendly Education in the Frame of Education for Sustainable Development

Ari, Pradhanawati Primary Schools Eco-Friendly Education in the Frame of Education for Sustainable Development. Internasional Journal Of Environmental &Science Education 2017, Vol.12, No. 4, 607-616 .

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Abstract

A research on primary school education in the frame of education for sustainable development, as known as ESD, is important because the awareness of eco-friendly activities and environment empowerment cannot be developed in a short time. Meanwhile human activities have caused sgnificant environmental degradation. This is an exploratory study involving 240 participants from four primary schools students in Semarang by applyng stratified simple random sampling. The study has found that primary school students in Semarang has a good understanding about the pillars of natural, social and ego in sustainable development. But, there are insignificant differences on the student understanding between class levels about eco-friendly issues. When the education level is higher, the students understanding the eco-friendly issues. However, the knowledge stages in ESD innovation diffusion are applied. Therefore the pattem of education which emphasized the students' knowledge on ESD is still relevant in building eco-friendly behavior.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > Department of Business Administration
ID Code:70564
Deposited By:Magister Ilmu Komunikasi
Deposited On:13 Mar 2019 08:30
Last Modified:13 Mar 2019 08:40

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