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A study on Methodology and Application of the School Eco-Audit System

  • Journal of Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Abbr : J EIA
  • 2004, 13(2), pp.41-55
  • Publisher : Korean Society Of Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Research Area : Engineering > Environmental Engineering

Nam Youngsook 1

1한국교원대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to consider for the introduction of the school eco-audit system asan educational method for sustainable development. First of all, the concept and objective of theeducation for sustainable development(ESD) are reviewed in order to advance a theory onschool eco-audit system. ESD which under the premise of global inter and intra generationjustice, resolves to address a mixture of ecological, economical and social aspects, as well assafeguarding limited resources and protecting the environment from pollution and energy. Inorder to effectively structure uncoordinated environmental activities carried out by schools, theintroduction of school eco-audit system in Korea is suggested, which as the model for long-termdevelopment, has since been integrated into the school’s programme. Activities related towaste, heating, electricity and water are run by a ‘Management Team’. By combining all 3 fieldsof action - i.e. establishing basic organizational conditions, education, and individual ecologicalmeasures - the eco-audit proves to be the key to success. In particular, administration agencyand method, institutional improvement are presented.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.