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EOTC Research

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Ko te manu ka kai i te miro nōna te ngahere
Ko te anu ka kai I te mātauranga nōna te ao

The bird that eats from the miro tree owns the forest
The bird that eats of the tree of knowledge owns the world


Here are some of the current theories, ideas, and critiques of EOTC. The material can help you understand what matters for your students, help you to do some things differently, or even confirm that you are on the right track. The research readings and links to research sites relevant to EOTC can help you get started on your own research journey.


Current Readings and Reports

  • Environmental awareness of New Zealand Students This report from the Ministry of Education He Whakaaro, Education Insights uses data from the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) to examine the awareness of a range of environmental issues in New Zealand New Zealand English-medium secondary students and how this has changed in the last decade.


Older Material


Australian Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education (JOEE)

Find out about online access to the JOEE here