Year 2018, Volume 14 , Issue 2, Pages 669 - 683 2018-08-31

Teacher Practices and Preschool Physical Environment for Education for Sustainable Development: Eco Vs Ordinary Preschools
Sürdürülebilir Gelişme için Eğitimde Öğretmen Uygulamaları ve Okul Öncesi Okulların Fiziksel Ortamları: Eko ve Eko Olmayan Okulların Karşılaştırılması

Deniz KAHRİMAN-PAMUK [1] , Refika OLGAN [2]


This study aimed to determine the frequency of and time allocation for education for sustainable development (ESD) practices of preschools teachers and examine the ESD indicators in the physical environment of eco and ordinary schools. The results indicate that the frequency of and time allocated for the ESD practices of eco preschool teachers were significantly higher than those of teachers in ordinary preschools but only with a small effect size. The results also demonstrate that there are more facilities to support ESD in eco-preschools compared to ordinary preschools. In conclusion, the eco-school approach may promote ESD indicators in preschools; however, the small effect size and similar mean scores of teachers in both schools emphasize the necessity of further investigating the issue. On the other hand, the significant differences between eco and ordinary preschools in terms of the physical environment demonstrate the unequal conditions of preschools in terms of ESD.
Bu araştırmanın amacı eko ve eko olmayan okul öncesi eğitim kurumlarının fiziksel özelliklerini ve okul öncesi öğretmenlerin uygulamalarının SGE açısından değerlendirmektir. Çalışmanın sonuçlarına göre eko okullarda çalışan okul öncesi öğretmenlerin SGE uygulamalarına ayırdıkları zaman ve sıklık düzeyi eko olmayan okullarda çalışan öğretmenlerle karşılaştırıldığında etkisi küçük olsa da anlamlı derecede yüksek bulunmuştur. Ayrıca SGE’yi destekleyen fiziksel çevre uyaranları açısından eko okulların daha önde olduğu sonucuna ulaşılmıştır. Sonuç olarak eko okul yaklaşımı okul öncesi kurumların SGE açısından fiziksel özelliklerinin iyileştirilmesini sağlayabilir ancak her iki okul tipinde çalışan öğretmenlerin SGE uygulamaları açısından beklenen kadar yüksek farka sahip olmaması, bu konu ile ilgili yeni çalışmalara ihtiyaç duyulduğunu göstermiştir.
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Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Journal Section Makaleler
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-7028-6097
Author: Deniz KAHRİMAN-PAMUK (Primary Author)
Institution: Mersin Üniversitesi
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1953-7484
Author: Refika OLGAN
Institution: Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : August 31, 2018

APA Kahri̇man-pamuk, D , Olgan, R . (2018). Teacher Practices and Preschool Physical Environment for Education for Sustainable Development: Eco Vs Ordinary Preschools . Mersin Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi , 14 (2) , 669-683 . DOI: 10.17860/mersinefd.391312