The relationships between knowledge, behavior and environmental education among families from vulnerable socioeconomic conditions
Keywords:Environmental awareness; Environmental practices; Social and environmental reality.
Education is built in the environment in which the individual is inserted and through learning, values and beliefs are responsible for personal development. Among different educational contexts, environmental awareness can be considered as one of the bases for promotion in different family groups, and with that, it can improve the implementation of environmental practices in society. The study aimed to analyze the profile of different families of those participating in the environmental project, ASA sustainable school, located in the city of Caruaru-PE. For the development of the research, visits were carried out in the houses of the families and through the application of a quantitative questionnaire, the responsible person answered them. According to the analysis of the necessary information, 85% of adults attended school only until the end of elementary school, and 15% of the cases, those responsible attended to literacy. Regarding environmental awareness, 78.57% of the families are interested in environmental issues and already carry out practices aimed at sustainability, but above the intensification and incentives for a better performance of practices that are already commonplace.
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