Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education

Exploring the Attitudes of Secondary Education Students on Environmental Education in Relation to their Perceptions on Environmental Problems: The Case of the Prefecture of Viotia
Filippos Zachariou 1, Iro Voulgari 2, Eleni Tsami 3 * , Sotirios Bersimis 4
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1 Quality Assurance Postgraduate Program, Hellenic Open University, Patras, GREECE
2 Laboratory Teaching Staff, Department of Early Childhood Education, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, GREECE
3 Laboratory Teaching Staff, Faculty of Finance and Statistics, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, GREECE
4 Associate Professor Department of Statistics and Insurance Sciences, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, GREECE
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Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2020 - Volume 16 Issue 1, Article No: e02208
https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6442

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ABSTRACT
In this paper we explore the attitudes of secondary education students towards environmental problems and environmental education. The study took place in Viotia prefecture in Greece, a largely heterogeneous area with a high degree of industrialization and consequent environmental problems. Data were collected through a survey and the sample size was 1059 students. The main findings involve the relation of the students’ perceptions on environmental education with factors such as their awareness of environmental problems, gender, family background, type of school, and place of residence. The findings also indicate that the more aware of the environmental problems the students were, the more willing they were to participate in environmental education programs. Our findings could provide relevant insights for the design of Environmental Education implementation policies.
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