Young Children and the Environment: Early Education for Sustainability

Young Children and the Environment: Early Education for SustainabilityYoung Children and the Environment
Early Education for Sustainability

By Julie M. Davis

Young Children and the Environment tackles one of the biggest contemporary issues of our times – the changing environment – and demonstrates how early education can contribute to sustainable living.
An essential text for students in early childhood education and a practical resource for child care practitioners and primary school teachers, it is designed to promote education for sustainability from birth to 8 years.
The text refers to national and international initiatives such as ‘Sustainable Schools’, ‘Child Friendly Cities’, and ‘Health Promoting Schools’ and explores their existing and potential links with early childhood education.
Groundbreaking content draws on recent literature in the areas of organisational, educational and cultural change and environmental sustainability. Early childhood case studies and vignettes exemplify leadership in practice, and ‘Provocations’ are integrated throughout to inspire new ways of thinking about the environment, the wider world, young children and the transformative power of early education.


  • Published: 11 February 2010
  • Format: Paperback 320 pages
  • ISBN 13: 9780521736121
  • ISBN 10: 0521736129

Priced at 6th February 2012


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