Academic & Skills
There are literally hundreds of research reports that document how environment-based, hands-on learning programmes at schools improve academic performance in schools and by students. Environment-based education has a number of positive and measurable effects on a student’s ability to learn and be academically successful. These effects include improvements in science performance, math and reading along with improvements in student motivation and behaviour. According to Shanker, A. a. (2017), Eco-Schools help participants develop leadership skills, public speaking, meeting, negotiation and communications skills.
Read the full Literature Review of Research Studies on page 46.