ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AS A PART OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
[EKOLOGICKA A ENVIRONMENTALNA VYCHOVA AKO SUCAST K UDRZATELNEMU ROZVOJU]
Timea Seben Zatkova – Patricia Marinicova
The study deals with the environmental education as a part of sustainable development education. Sustainable development is understood as the development that maintains the possibility to satisfy basic life needs for today and future generations without decreasing of nature diversity in order to maintain natural ecosystem functions. The environmental education means an individual’s education whose system of values enables him/her to act wisely and sensitively with respect to protection and maintenance of the life diversity in all its forms. The aim was to review and compare the attitudes of teachers to selected aspects of the realization of the environmental education as a part of sustainability development education in primary schools in towns and villages and in a secondary school in the town of Nitra.
sustainable development, ecological and environmental education, questionnaire survey