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EIU Best Practices Series No. 36: Enhancing Student Environmental Sustainability Awareness with Innovative Art Media: A Multidisciplinary of Art and Science Activities
Lugar de publicación | Año de publicación | compilación: 
Seoul | 2014 | 29 p.
Autor: 
Poonarat Pichayapaiboon
Autor corporativo: 
Asia Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding
Región: 
Asia y el Pacífico

This issue is one of APCEIU's EIU Best Practices Series, which aims to encourage educators, scholars, and activists to implement and share local initiatives on EIU. The Series No.36 introduces a multidisciplinary programme of art and science activities implemented in Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University to raise students’ awareness of environmental sustainability. Given the country’s large volume of green mussels, there is increasing concern for shell waste management and global warming. As students of varied age learn how shells can be transformed into pigment and clay, and use to create artwork as part of “Turning Waste into Art to Live a Sustainable Life” project, students come to appreciate the value of environmental protection and management. The programme is an exemplary case in which children are educated to live in harmony with the earth, following one of the key pillars of EIU.

Tipo de recurso: 
Estudios de caso y documentos de investigación
Tema: 
Desarrollo sostenible / sostenibilidad / medio ambiente
Nivel de educación: 
Educación Superior

Palabra clave

environmental education; Thailand