Eco-justice Education in the Anthropocene


In this paper we look at the development of a trans-disciplinary approach to eco-justice education using a critical praxis pedagogy. The approach has been developed over many years in schools and with trainee teachers within the framework of a transdisciplinary pedagogy. The approach lies within a framework of education for the Anthropocene in which futures thinking essential.


Eco-justice, Trans-disciplinary, Pedagogy


2019 Special Focus: "Learning to Make a Social Difference"


Paper Presentation in a Themed Session


  • Dr. David. Lloyd
    • Lecturer, Education, University of South Australia, Australia South Australia, Australia
    • David Lloyd The author has been a science and environmental studies lecturer at the University of South Australia and is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of Education, University of South Australia with interest in integral futures thinking and science and environmental education. He is a member of The Old School Community Garden Inc. Stirling (TOSCG), Transition Adelaide Hills (TAH), Community Owned Renewable Energy Network Australia (CORENA)and an appointed member of the Adelaide Hills Council Sustainability Advisory Committee.
  • Dr. Kathryn Paige
    • Lecturer, Primary Science, Mawson Lakes Campus, University of South Australia
    • Dr Kathryn Paige is a senior lecturer in primary science and mathematics education in the School of Education, Mawson Lakes Campus, University of South Australia. Her earlier professional career involved seventeen years as a primary teacher and a project officer in ther Curriculum Division of the South Australian Education Department. Kathy's doctorate research investigated primary teachers beliefs and practices about thinking and working scientifically and technologically. Her current research focuses on primary science education, place based education and teacher professional development.