Assessment of teachers' attitude toward environmental education and its relevance to their readiness to educating students (Case (study: Teachers of primary school in Tehran city

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی


1 مدرس مدعو، گروه آموزش محیط‌زیست، دانشگاه پیام نور

2 گروه برنامه‌ریزی، مدیریت و آموزش محیط‌زیست، دانشگاه تهران

3 دانشجوی دکتری، دانشگاه پیام نور


The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between "Tehran Teachers' Attitude toward Environmental Education" and their "Readiness for Environmental Education to Students." This descriptive-sectional study was implemented on 127 primary school teachers in Tehran who were selected by stratified sampling and appropriate allocation and randomly selected in each class. Thus, among the primary schools of education, ten schools were selected and in each school, the samples randomly assigned among teachers of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades. To determine the attitude and readiness level, the quantitative score of the questions was used and the score was categorized into three groups of good, moderate and weak based on the 100% possible score. Pearson correlation coefficient was used to determine the correlation of the parameters. The results show that 19.68% of teachers have a good attitude level and other teachers have a moderate to low level of attitude and 13.31% of good preparation and other teachers have a moderate to low level of environmental education. Also, the correlation coefficient between the"attitude" and"preparedness" of the teachers for environmental education is 0.738, although the correlation is not complete, in this case, the coefficient of determination is 0.545, which indicates a reasonably good correlation. The main reasons for this level of attitude and readiness and the relation between these two parameters are environmental media disputes and social networks in recent years, which required primary education.


عنوان مقاله [English]

ارزیابی نگرش معلمان نسبت به آموزش محیط‌زیست و ارتباط آن با آمادگی آنان برای آموزش به دانش‌آموزان (مطالعه موردی: معلمان دوره ابتدایی شهر تهران)

نویسندگان [English]

  • Shaho Karami 1
  • Mehdi Esmaeili Bidhendi 2
  • Mostafa Naderi 3
1 Department of Environmental Education, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Environmental Planning, Management and Education, Graduate Faculty of Environment, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Environmental Education, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
چکیده [English]


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