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Title: Examining environmental education in NSW early childhood education services: A literature review with findings from the field
Contributor(s): Elliott, Sue  (author); McCrea, Nadine  (author); Newsome, Lucie  (author)orcid ; Gaul, Julie (author)
Corporate Author: State of New South Wales and Office of Environment and Heritage
Publication Date: 2016
Open Access: Yes
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Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 130102 Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 390302 Early childhood education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
939902 Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 160205 Policies and development
160302 Pedagogy
Abstract: This Report offers a current and comprehensive response to the NSW Environmental Trust (ET, The Trust) project brief, entitled 'Investigating early childhood education and care services environmental education programs'. The project implementation was guided by three project frames stated by the Trust namely: children's knowledge and learning about sustainability; exemplary sustainable early childhood service role models; and, early childhood services as community hubs for sustainability. In addition, the Trust identified eight focal questions and negotiated with the consultancy team about which peak bodies within the NSW early childhood education field would participate in the project.
Publication Type: Report
Publisher: State of New South Wales and Office of Environment and Heritage
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
HERDC Category Description: R1 Report
Extent of Pages: 119
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