Über den Autor
Alan Reid is a Senior Lecturer in Education and member of the Centre for Research in Education and the Environment, University of Bath. He is the editor of Environmental Education Research, and co-ordinates doctoral programmes in research methods in education and management, and teaches on Masters programmes in environmental education, technologies and learning, and qualitative research approaches. His research interests focus on teachers' thinking and practice in environmental education, and policy-related and philosophical issues in environmental education theory and practice.
Bjarne Bruun Jensen is Professor in the Department of Curriculum Research at the Danish University of Education and directs the Research Programme on Environmental and Health Education. His research interests are in action-oriented health and environmental education; pupils' concepts of health, inequality in health and action for health, and children as catalysts of social change. He is member of the editorial board of Environmental Education Research and Health Promotion International, and National Coordinator for the Danish network of health promoting schools. He also works as a consultant for WHO within the fields of Health Education and Health Promoting Schools.
Jutta Nikel is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Research in Education and the Environment, at the University of Bath. Her research interests focus on empirical and theoretical research regarding environmental education and education for sustainable development, and teachers' thinking and practice in these areas. Her recent work for the Royal Academy of Engineering focused on how sustainability issues are integrated into undergraduate engineering education. Her current work examines the contribution of Education for Sustainable Development for improving quality in education in low income countries
Venka Simovska, PhD, is Assistant Professor in Health Education and Health Promotion at the Department of Curriculum Research at the Danish University of Education, and a member of the Research Programme for Environmental and Health Education. She is an academic coordinator of one of the modules of the Masters programme in health education and health promotion, and she teaches and supervises masters and doctoral students. Venka has extensive experience in research related to school-based projects, including the European Network of Health Promoting Schools. Her research interests revolve around issues relating to health, young people and teaching/learning processes in the area of health education and promotion. In particular, her research focuses on student participation and empowerment in learning.
Alan Reid, Bjarne B. Jensen, Jutta Nikel, Venka Simovska
2. Stepping back from 'the ladder': reflections on a model of participatory work with children
Roger A. Hart
3. Differentiating and evaluating conceptions and examples of participation in environment-related learning
Alan Reid and Jutta Nikel
4. Learning in and as participation: a case study from health promoting schools
5. Environmental learning and categories of interest: exploring modes of participation in a conservation NGO
William Scott and Stephen Gough
6. Participation and the ecology of environmental awareness and action
7. Participation, situated culture and practical reason and situated culture
Heila Lotz-Sisitka and Rob O'Donoghue
8. From practice to theory: participation as learning in the context of sustainable development projects
9. Participation and sustainable development: the role and challenges of mediating agents
10. Mental ownership and participation for innovation in environmental education and education for sustainable development
11. Participation, education and democracy: implications for environmental education, health education, and education for sustainable development
12. What comes before participation? Searching for meaning in teachers' constructions of participatory learning in environmental education
13. Participatory pedagogy in environmental education: reproduction or disruption?
Mary J. Barrett
14. Elusive participation: methodological challenges in researching teaching andparticipatory learning in environmental education
15. Student participation in school ground greening initiatives in Canada: reflections on research design decisions and key findings
Janet E. Dyment
16. Researching participation using critical discourse analysis
17. Youth participation in local environmental action: an avenue for science and civic learning?
Tania M. Schusler and Marianne E. Krasny
18. A clash of worlds: children talking about their community experience in relation to the school curriculum
Robert Barratt and Elisabeth Barratt Hacking
19. Sustainable education, whole school approaches and communities of action
Tony Shallcross and JohnRobinson
20. School councils as an arena for pupils' participation in collaborative environmental education projects
Monica Carlsson and Dawn Sanders
This ground-breaking collection brings together a range of perspectives on the philosophy, design and experience of participatory approaches within education and the environment, health and sustainability. Chapters address participatory work with children, youth and adults in both formal and non-formal settings. Authors combine reflections on experience, models and case studies of participatory education with commentary on key debates and issues.
Ground-breaking collection bringing together a diverse range of perspectives on the philosophy, design and experience of participatory approaches within education and the environment, health and sustainability
Chapters addressing participatory work in both formal and non-formal settings
Contains international case studies written by leading authorities in participation, education, health, environment, and sustainability