Year 2021, Volume 9 , Issue 2, Pages 161 - 180 2021-06-15

Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District

Johannah BOPAPE [1] , Awelani V MUDAU [2] , Sıkhulıle Bongınkosı MSEZANE [3]


The aim of the study was to answer the question that arises about what knowledge do role players have about sustainable development through greening schools. The research employed qualitative multiple case study design in three purposefully sampled schools at Tshwane North District, Gauteng Province of South Africa. Besides literature review and theoretical framework of sources, the data was collected through focus group interviews, direct observation and document analysis. Data collected was analysed with thematic content analysis. The results revealed that school role players have little knowledge on greening schools to ensure sustainable development; and opportunities and threats need to be addressed by role players. These were attributed by lack of policy framework and capacity building on how greening schools should be implemented. The study recommended creation of an integrative assessment of green schools that embraces practical activity plan on curriculum and infrastructure. Further research studies in the area of greening schools are recommended for effective sustainable development on school resources.
Environmental education, School role players, Green schools, Sustainable development, Sustainable development goals Sustainability
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Journal Section Differentiated Instruction
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-4406-7795
Author: Johannah BOPAPE
Institution: University of South Africa
Country: South Africa


Author: Awelani V MUDAU
Institution: University of South Africa
Country: South Africa


Orcid: 0000-0003-4406-7795
Author: Sıkhulıle Bongınkosı MSEZANE (Primary Author)
Institution: University of South Africa
Country: South Africa


Dates

Publication Date : June 15, 2021

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APA Bopape, J , Mudau, A , Msezane, S . (2021). Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists , 9 (2) , 161-180 . DOI: 10.17478/jegys.901622
MLA Bopape, J , Mudau, A , Msezane, S . "Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District" . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 9 (2021 ): 161-180 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/60655/901622>
Chicago Bopape, J , Mudau, A , Msezane, S . "Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 9 (2021 ): 161-180
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ISNAD Bopape, Johannah , Mudau, Awelani V , Msezane, Sıkhulıle Bongınkosı . "Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 9 / 2 (June 2021): 161-180 . https://doi.org/10.17478/jegys.901622
AMA Bopape J , Mudau A , Msezane S . Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District. JEGYS. 2021; 9(2): 161-180.
Vancouver Bopape J , Mudau A , Msezane S . Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists. 2021; 9(2): 161-180.
IEEE J. Bopape , A. Mudau and S. Msezane , "Greening the school for sustainable development: a case of Tshwane North District", Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 161-180, Jun. 2021, doi:10.17478/jegys.901622