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George Washington University

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Fall 2014

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Jordan: Modernization and Social Change


This research addresses environmental education in public and private schools in Amman, Jordan and what is being done to expand environmental awareness by both schools and the government. This study’s methodology is comprised of interviews with teachers and government employees as well as analysis of material culture. The research finds that environmental education is priority for schools and the government, but that more can be done in expanding environmental awareness. This study points out barriers to environmental education in schools with the hope that these will be addressed and improved.


Education | Environmental Education | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Sciences | Near and Middle Eastern Studies


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