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Undervisning i hållbar utveckling i ett antal Grön Flagg-skolor: En kvalitativ studie om lärares mål och didaktiska verktyg i förhållande till de olika miljöundervisningstraditioner som råder
Södertörn University, Teacher Education.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Education  within sustainable development in a number of Green Flag-schools : A qualitative study about teachers goals and didactic choices in relation to the three teaching traditions teachers can approach (English)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to investigate a few primary school teachers approach to their education work in sustainable development. The teachers work in Green Flag schools, which is a network that offers teachers teaching material for the education in sustainable development. Research has shown that teachers lack of knowledge in how the education in sustainable development should be designed.  

This study proceeds from these following questions: How does the interviwed teachers motivate their goals and didactic choices in the education of sustainable development?

The investigation is based on a method triangulation. With qualitative interviews of six primary schools teachers and a text analysis of the teaching material the teachers use I am going to answer the questions of this study. Previous research has shown that there is three teaching traditions teachers can approach and in this study the aim of the teachers will be analyzed by the three traditions. The research shows that a normative teaching tradition is the most occurring teaching tradition with the education for sustainable development. The research also shows that teachers prefer to work  practical so that the students can experience the contents of sustainable development.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 36 p.
Keyword [en]
sustainable development, teaching for sustainable development, enviroment teaching traditions, action-oriented education
Keyword [sv]
hållbar utveckling, lärande för hållbar utveckling, miljöundervisningstraditioner, handlingsinriktad undervisning
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Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-30238OAI: diva2:934523
Subject / course
Education Studies
2016-04-28, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Huddinge, 00:02 (Swedish)
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2016-06-09 Created: 2016-06-09 Last updated: 2016-06-09Bibliographically approved

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