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close this bookEnvironmental Education in the Schools (Peace Corps, 1993)
close this folderMaking an environmental education program work
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentGetting ''buy-in'' from the beginning
View the documentA few final reminders about materials
View the documentTeacher training
View the documentFunding your EE activities
View the documentMaintaining program support
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An environmental education program, no matter how well-designed, won't help improve environmental quality in a country if effective materials are not available, if teachers are not trained or motivated to use the materials, if funding does not exist to reproduce and distribute materials, and if the community, Ministry, and others have not participated in the process. To ensure continued program support, it's important to map out a strategy before you begin and get the necessary support up front.