How To Integrate Environmental Education: Analysis of Teachers’ Perspectives in Integrated Islamic Science Schools

Norshariani Abd Rahman, Fatin Nur Marhamah Zabidi, Muhammad Hilmi Jalil


The serious environmental issues require a variety of teaching and learning approaches towards environmental solutions. Environmental education is crucial in solving the environmental issues and enhance ethical behaviour towards the environment. However, since environmental education is conducted across the curriculum, the application of environmental education depends on the creativity of the teacher. Therefore, this study aims to explore the implementation approaches of environmental education in Integrated Islamic Science Schools based on the teachers’ perspectives. This qualitative study was conducted using interview from 9 teachers from two Integrated Islamic Science School; four science teachers, four Islamic education teachers and an advisory teacher of Geography and Environmental Club. Data from teacher's interview transcriptions has been analyzed according to the theme of environmental education approach that were implemented by teachers. The findings show that the implementations of environmental education in the Integrated Islamic Science Schools have been implemented through formal and informal education. The integration of environmental education was also supported by the administrators through learning activities in the classroom and co-curriculum. This efforts hopefully will foster student's awareness in changing the environmental behavior.

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International Journal of Education ISSN 1948-5476


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