Abstract-3 (Jan 2020) Elizabeth

Pedagogy of Learning, Vol. 6 (1) January 2020, pp. 21-27

Title: Environmental Ethics of Teacher Trainees: An Enquiry

DOI: 10.46704/pol.2020.v06i01.003

Daingampou Kamei, Research Scholar, Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India E-mail id: lkdaipou@gmail.com

Elizabeth Gangmei, Ph.D. Associate Professor  in Education, Department of Education, Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, E-mail: elizabethgangmei@gmail.com


            Recognizing the importance of imbibing environmental ethics for sustainable lifestyle in the present scenario NCTE (2004) emphasized environmental education for pre- service teachers and in-service teachers and its inclusion in the teacher training program. The study involved 120trainees purposively selected from the 4-year Integrated B.A./B.Sc.-B.Ed. Course in the Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar. Results of the study revealed that overall the pre-service teachers have a high level of environmental ethics (M=125.4). It further revealed that there is significant difference in the ethical level between the male and female pupil-teachers. Further, it revealed that there was no significant difference in the environmental ethics in terms of pupil-teachers’ streams and locality.

Keywords: Teacher trainee, Environmental education and Environmental ethics.