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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(7), 739-746
DOI: 10.12691/EDUCATION-5-7-7
Review Article

Environmental Education in the Curriculum: A Space for the Formation of Environmental Educators

Celeste Dias Amorim1, , Milton Ferreira da Silva Júnior2 and Luiz Artur dos Santos Cestari3

1University of Santa Cruz, Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil

2University fo Southern Bahia, Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil

3Department of Philosophy and Human Sciences, University of Southwestern Bahia, Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil

Pub. Date: July 22, 2017

Cite this paper

Celeste Dias Amorim, Milton Ferreira da Silva Júnior and Luiz Artur dos Santos Cestari. Environmental Education in the Curriculum: A Space for the Formation of Environmental Educators. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(7):739-746. doi: 10.12691/EDUCATION-5-7-7

Abstract

This article aims to discuss the implementation of Environmental Education in undergraduate curricula from the Brazilian legal framework (Constitution 88, National Environmental Education Policy, National Curricular Guidelines for Environmental Education, National Curricular Guidelines). Space for formation of environmental educators was provided, and it was inferred in the role of leadership in cultural and social change, which should be assumed by higher education institutions in the process of technological development. Besides the preparation of students and provision of information that can lead to a critical appropriation of knowledge, attitudes and values: political, social and historical, in terms of a sustainable and fair society.

Keywords

curricular reform, resolution CNE 02/2012, Resolution CNE 02/2015

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