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Administrators perception towards the implementation of environmental education across curriculum in primary school

Abdullah, Nurul Hidayah Liew and Shafii, Haryati and Seow, Ta Wee (2013) Administrators perception towards the implementation of environmental education across curriculum in primary school. In: 1st FPTP Postgraduate Seminar 2013, 23 December 2013, Fakulti Pengurusan Teknologi dan Perniagaan, UTHM .

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Abstract

Education is an important element in enhancing pupils' awareness on the environment, in line with environmental education (EE) which aims to increase knowledge, awareness and understanding of the environment (MOE Malaysia, 1998). In this context, EE across curriculum has long been established in Malaysia. This study looks at the perceptions of school’s administrators. The respondents are from the selected primary school in Kulaijaya, Johor. The research was conducted through a survey using a questionnaires and the analysis is conducted using SPSS version 20. Research finding shows that the Science curriculum currently applied is appropriate, but should be improved to be more effective. In addition, the proposed improvements to the EE implementation across curriculum is through hands-on activities. While regular program conducted at school level is recycling program.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental education; across curriculum; knowledge; enhance awareness
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050 Educational psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2014 06:27
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2014 06:27
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5829
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