International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-9501

Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2023, Vol. 14(2) 34-48

Organisational and Project Level Challenges of Ecopedagogy-based Education Programmes

Emel Okur-Berberoğlu

pp. 34 - 48   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijer.2023.565.3   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2305-04-0010.R1

Published online: June 30, 2023  |   Number of Views: 107  |  Number of Download: 143


Abstract

Projects are usually designed to solve a problem or to add a value to the business environments such as service, a result, or product. Every project has unique and non-repetitive features. However, projects have common features in terms of their success and failure stories binding around time, cost, and performance requirements. Failure stories usually have organisational and project levels challenges. These challenges are the same or similar for ecopedagogy-based environmental education (EBEE) projects as well. Ecopedagogy is a transformational way to social, political, ideological, and economic changes. The Agenda 21 refers to transformation of societies, however ecopedagogy first starts off from personal transformation. This transformation is based on critical thinking on how to solve socio-environmental problems. EBEE projects are pedagogical tools to teach environmental issues. The key points of ecopedagogy include protection of the natural environment (natural ecology), the impacts of humans on the environment (social ecology) as well as the influence over civilization and economic, social, and cultural composition (integrated ecology), therefore these projects should include a wide variety of topics. There are studies related to theoretical and practical sides of ecopedagogy but there have not been any studies related to the project management side of EBEE programmes yet. The aim of this paper is to present some organisational and project level challenges of EBEE projects.

Keywords: ecopedagogy, education programmes, project management, organisational challenges, lessons learned sessions, TUBITAK


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APA 6th edition
Okur-Berberoglu, E. (2023). Organisational and Project Level Challenges of Ecopedagogy-based Education Programmes . International Journal of Educational Researchers, 14(2), 34-48. doi: 10.29329/ijer.2023.565.3

Harvard
Okur-Berberoglu, E. (2023). Organisational and Project Level Challenges of Ecopedagogy-based Education Programmes . International Journal of Educational Researchers, 14(2), pp. 34-48.

Chicago 16th edition
Okur-Berberoglu, Emel (2023). "Organisational and Project Level Challenges of Ecopedagogy-based Education Programmes ". International Journal of Educational Researchers 14 (2):34-48. doi:10.29329/ijer.2023.565.3.

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