A study of energy saving and carbon emission reduction education policy in Taiwan

Kuen Yi Lin, Yunn Horng Guu, Bao Cin Jiang, Lung Sheng Lee

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore and analyse the content of energy saving and carbon emission reduction for grade one to six students in a nine-year joint curriculum. A literature review and a panel discussion were employed in this study, and the study led to the following conclusions: 1) the content of energy saving and carbon emission reduction for grade one to six students in the nine-year joint curriculum was not complete, and most of them were repeated in different learning areas; 2) the issue of environmental education in the nine-year joint curriculum was including of more complete content of energy saving and carbon emission reduction; 3) the content of energy saving and carbon emission reduction in the issue of environment education was emphasised on developing students' competency in protecting the environment and exploring how to save energy, but teaching the concepts of how to implement carbon emission reduction was lacking.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)356-360
Number of pages5
JournalWorld Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education
Volume8
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Engineering(all)

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