Aims of Integrating Environmental Education in Basic Level of Education
The need for a change in how we understand and interact in our society is a matter of the great importance. Education has an important role to play in the process of changing society. To promote environmental education that is capable of generating responsible attitudes and commitments, and that prepares public to make well-founded decisions aimed at achieving healthy environment. This paper depicts the role of education in public awareness from basic level of education, concern and knowledge of the environment and learn to use this understanding to preserve, conserve and utilize the environment in a sustainable manner for the benefit of present and future generations. This is because a clear understanding that man is an inseparable part of a system. Therefore, man has the ability to alter (make change) the relationships of this system with proper knowledge especially from basic level.
Keywordsó Education, Environment, Environmental Education, Basic Level of Education