Title: A case study: the Green School Project in Flanders

Authors: Luc Hens

Addresses: Head, Department of Human Ecology, Free University of Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium

Abstract: This paper describes the Green School Project initiated by the Flemish Minister of Environment and developed by a team of researchers at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. The aim of the project is to stimulate the introduction of environmental management at secondary schools. The principal objective is to raise secondary school pupil|s awareness of environmental problems through practical and immediately applicable changes in the school|s own environment. The introduction and maintenance of an environmental management system leads to the award of a |Green School| label.

Keywords: Belgium; environmental awareness; environmental management systems; EMS; Flanders; Green School Project; secondary schools; green schools; environmental education.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1997.030238

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1997 Vol.7 No.1, pp.51 - 59

Published online: 12 Dec 2009 *

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