Case Studies

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This section provides short summaries of what ESE looks like in practice in teacher education in Faculties of Education; they are not intended to be exhaustive, and may only cover specific aspects of these programs. For research studies that explore and compare different ESE programs, please refer to the Research section.


Pre-Service Programs

ESE in the Initial Teacher Education Program
Trent University - Paul Elliott

Learning from the Land and Indigenous People
Trent University - Nicole Bell

Environmental Education in Initial Teacher Education
Brock University - Doug Karrow

Elective in Outdoor & Environmental Education
Brock University - Doug Karrow

Environmental & Sustainability Education Initiative
OISE, University of Toronto - Hilary Inwood

Environmental Education in Teacher Education
Université de Sherbrooke - Marc Boutet

Environmental Education in Teacher Education
Lakehead University - Paul Berger

A Pedagogy of Place - Promoting Relational Knowledge in ESE
Mount Royal University - Kevin O'Connor

ESE Inquiry into Practice Alternative Practicum
University of Ottawa - Lisa Glithero

Education for Sustainability
Patrick Howard, Cape Breton University

Graduate Programs

MA Program in Environmental Education & Communication
Royal Roads University - Rick Kool


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