Questions that have been addressed over the years and continue to be addressed include:
- When can we call something 'environmental education', and how does it compare to other social instruments and emerging educations such as development education, peace education and health education?
How can environmental education contribute to sustainable living? What are key didactical and pedagogical characteristics of successful environmental education?
- What are the ethical and philosophical considerations of education about, and above all, for the environment?
- What educational strategies are most appropriate for the development of sustainability that is based on the empowerment and action competence of local communities?
Students can learn more about the education and research related to environmental education by visiting the website of the Education and Competence Studies group.