ČINČERA, Jan and Jan KRAJHANZL. Eco-Schools: What factors influence pupils’ action competence for pro-environmental behavior? Journal of Cleaner Production. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013, vol. 61, No 25, p. 117-121. ISSN 0959-6526. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.06.030.
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Original name Eco-Schools: What factors influence pupils’ action competence for pro-environmental behavior?
Name in Czech Eko-školy: Jaké faktory ovlivňují akční kompetence žáků s ohledem na příznivé chování vůči životnímu prostředí?
Authors ČINČERA, Jan (203 Czech Republic, guarantor, belonging to the institution) and Jan KRAJHANZL (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution).
Edition Journal of Cleaner Production, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013, 0959-6526.
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Original language English
Type of outcome Article in a journal
Field of Study 50300 5.3 Education
Country of publisher United States of America
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
Impact factor Impact factor: 3.590
RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14230/13:00070844
Organization unit Faculty of Social Studies
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.06.030
UT WoS 000327676600015
Keywords in English Environmental education; Consumer behaviour; Action kompetence; Eco-Schools; Evaluation
Tags International impact, Reviewed
Changed by Changed by: Mgr. Lukáš Kala, Ph.D., učo 231119. Changed: 3/2/2014 10:58.
The paper presents the results of some evaluation research of the Eco-Schools programme in the Czech Republic. The goal was to analyse what factors correlate with pupils’ action competence: their ability to deal with complex real-life situations connected with water and energy consumption in their households. The evaluation used a simple survey design conducted on a sample of pupils from the 7th - 9th grades (N=1219). The analyses showed that the level of action competence differs between boys and girls, and members and non-members of an EcoTeam. The single most important factor was pupils’ perceived participation in the decision-making processes of schools.
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