Environmental education projects conducted at primary schools in Turkey


Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology, vol.7, no.2, pp.204-220, 2010 (AHCI) identifier identifier


Projects conducted at primary schools are of great importance in environmental education. In this study, interviews were carried out with teachers who were the participants of particular environmental projects. This survey study is conducted through a descriptive research method, namely, semi-structured interviews. The data were analyzed descriptively. The study revealed that teachers felt environmental education projects made various contributions to students, schools, school staff, teachers, parents, and the school environment. However, it was discovered that teachers experienced some problems in project implementation. The solutions offered by teachers who experienced these problems were also determined.