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Environmental Education and Action

Source: Adapted from Jensen, B.B. (1993) The Concepts of Action and Action - Competence. Unpublished paper presented at the First International Workshop on the Project 'Children as Catalysts of Global Environmental Change', University of Surrey, p. 2.

Environmental education needs to develop students as active democratic citizens who collectively and individually can take action for a healthier environment. Students need awareness, knowledge, attitudes and skills for participating in the solutions to environmental problems.