Environmental education for sustainable development in Russia

Anna Shutaleva, Zhanna Nikonova, Irina Savchenko, Nikita Martyushev

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Abstract

The article is devoted to one of the crucial aspects of sustainable development, with the example of analyzing the possibilities for the development of environmental education in the Russian Federation. The article analyzes the possibilities of the current Russian Federal State Educational Standard for general and higher education in implementing the ideas of education in the interests of sustainable development. The methodological principles and philosophical foundations of environmental education are considered to designate the worldview guideline of ecological thinking. The tasks of the state educational policy of the Russian Federation in the field of environmental education and the implementation of the concept of sustainable development are considered. The article describes the representation of the concept of sustainable development in the state policy of the Russian Federation, in the field of environmental education in the requirements of the Federal State Educational Standard for various subject areas and training courses related to the topic of environmental development in school and university education. The strategic goal of environmental education in Russia is the formation and development of an environmental outlook among students of all ages, which is based on scientific knowledge, environmental culture, and ethics. The continuity, basic principles, and trends of the implementation of environmental education in the Russian Federation are shown.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7742
JournalSustainability (Switzerland)
Volume12
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2020

Keywords

  • Education for sustainable development
  • Environmental education
  • Federal state educational standard
  • Interactive learning
  • Russian federation
  • School education
  • Sustainability
  • University education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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