Read While You Wait - Get immediate ebook access, if available*, when you order a print book

Education for Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability and Education for Waste Management

Implications for Policy and Practice

Editors: So, Winnie Wing Mui, Chow, Cheuk Fai, Lee, John Chi Kin (Eds.)

Free Preview
  • Provides examples and effective strategies in education for environmental sustainability
  • Offers perspectives from education, policy, and science and technology
  • Equips readers with waste management knowledge related to environmental education programs, pedagogies and policies
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook 85,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9173-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 103,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9172-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 72,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: August 21, 2020
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9175-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
About this book

This book focuses on education for environmental sustainability, in particular the area of solid waste management. Presenting the latest studies from different countries, industries and education sectors on the approaches and innovative ideas to educate future citizens regarding sustainable development of our planet, it is of interest to educators, academics, tertiary students, policy-makers, environmental scientists, social scientists and practitioners who have been involved in education, policy, science, and technological innovation for solid waste management.

About the authors

Winnie Wing Mui So is a Professor at the Department of Science and Environmental Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong, the Director of the Centre for Education in Environmental Sustainability and the Associate Dean of the Graduate School. Her main research areas are STEM education, science and environmental education, and she has published more over 100 journal articles, books, book chapters, reports and patents. She was the President of the Asia-Pacific Education Research Association, and is an executive member of the World Education Research Association, and Hong Kong Educational Research Association.

Cheuk Fai Chow (PhD) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Science and Environmental Studies and the Director of Knowledge Transfer at the Education University of Hong Kong. He received a Croucher fellowship and completed his postdoctoral training with Nobel laureate Jean Marie Lehn. His research focuses on applying his chemistry background to energy, water resource and plastic waste studies. He has published over 80 journal articles, book chapters, and patents, and he is a member of  the HKSAR Environmental and Conservation Fund Waste Reduction and the honorable adviser to the Hong Kong Recycling Chamber of Commerce.

John Chi Kin Lee is Vice President (Academic) and Chair Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). He is also the Director, Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education; Co-Director (Research), Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching; and Co-Director, Centre for Education in Environmental Sustainability. He was appointed as the UNESCO Chair in Regional Education Development and Lifelong Learning at the EdUHK, as well as the Changjiang Chair Professor by the Ministry of Education, China. He served as the regional editor (Asia-Pacific) of Educational Research and Evaluation, and executive editor of Teachers and Teaching.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 85,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9173-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 103,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9172-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 72,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: August 21, 2020
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9175-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Environmental Sustainability and Education for Waste Management
Book Subtitle
Implications for Policy and Practice
Editors
  • Winnie Wing Mui So
  • Cheuk Fai Chow
  • John Chi Kin Lee
Series Title
Education for Sustainability
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-9173-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-9173-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-9172-9
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-9175-0
Series ISSN
2367-1769
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 321
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations, 35 illustrations in colour
Topics

*immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works and instructor copies are not included.