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Environment, Education and Sustainability Faculty Research Group Monash University Melbourne Australia (External organisation)

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Jonas Andreasen Lysgaard - Member

The Education, Environment and Sustainability (EES) Faculty of Education Research Group (FRG) at Monash University is committed to advancing research-based understandings and the scholarly development of Environmental Education and Education for Sustainability.

EES researchers study sustainable human-environment, social-ecological, local-global, and culture-nature relations as they occur in:

a range of educational principles, processes, lifelong learning contexts and settings including those in formal early, primary/elementary, secondary, higher, adult and vocational education contexts;
informal everyday educational sites and scapes such as the family, neighbourhoods, workplaces, local parklands and wetlands, school and community gardens;
non-formal settings, such as local, non-government and national organizations that promote environmental, community and service sustainability.

In EES, there are largely four interrelated research strands: Ecopedagogy, Curriculum, Research/Policy, and Engagement/Impact.

EES members are leaders in the field. They have editorial responsibilities in various international journals including the highly rated Environmental Education Research. We have convened and/or advised international and world EES-related research conferences, workshops and seminar series. We work regularly with active research networks in Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Africa - see our associate members.

We also work closely with Monash Sustainability Institute (MSI). Sustainability is a priority theme for research at Monash University. The EES FRG is committed to the interdisciplinary development of research, research led education and teaching, and community engagement with purposeful impact.

Body type: Research Group
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External organisation

NameEnvironment, Education and Sustainability Faculty Research Group Monash University Melbourne Australia

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