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Publication: Introduction to the Conceptualisation of Environmental Citizenship for Twenty-First-Century Education

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis and Pedro Reis Abstract: Environmental Citizenship has been an influential concept in many different arenas. Education and especially environmental discourses in science education have a lot to contribute in adopting and promoting Environmental Citizenship. Τhe roots of Environmental Citizenship derived from the political science arena are examined ...

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Publication: Environmental Citizenship Questionnaire (ECQ): The Development and Validation of an Evaluation Instrument for Secondary School Students

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis and Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi Abstract: Environmental citizenship is very important in sustainability research. The criticality of the observed environmental crisis requires capable and competent environmental citizens who can act as agents of change to achieve sustainability. This research presents the validation of the Environmental Citizenship Questionnaire (ECQ) for ...

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Publication: European SWOT Analysis on Education for Environmental Citizenship

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Pedro Reis, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi Abstract: The European Network for Environmental Citizenship (ENEC) funded as a COST Action (CA16229 – Horizon 2020) brings together more than 120 experts from 37 countries with the objective to improve the understanding, the practice and the assessment of Environmental Citizenship in Europe ...

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Publication: Antibiotics in livestock: introducing in-service teachers to the nature of contemporary socio-scientific controversies

Eleni A. Kyza, Yiannis Georgiou, Andreas Hadjichambis and Andria Agesilaou Abstract: This article presents an experiential activity organised around a contemporary socio-scientific controversy about the use of antibiotics in livestock. Such controversies can help students develop skills to engage in evidence-based discussions about modern societal challenges. Even though the activity ...

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Publication: New thinking in environmental citizenship

Dr Andreas Hadjichambis and Professor Pedro Reis The European Network for Environmental Citizenship (ENEC) is changing the way we think about how citizens behave in respect to the environment. The Network’s efforts is helping to forge a more sustainable future based on environmental citizenship. Dr Andreas Hadjichambis and Professor Pedro ...

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Publication: Investigating the Effectiveness of an Inquiry-Based Intervention on Human Reproduction in Relation to Students’ Gender, Prior Knowledge and Motivation for Learning in Biology

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambisa, Yiannis Georgioub, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambia, Eleni A. Kyzab & Demetrios Mappourasa Abstract Despite the importance of understanding how the human reproductive system works, adolescents worldwide exhibit weak conceptual understanding, which leads to serious risks, such as unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. Studies focusing on the development and ...

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Publication: Environmental citizenship research and the European Network for Environmental Citizenship

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Pedro Reis, Demetra Hadjichambi Abstract By way of an introduction to environmental citizenship, it is a very important concept for the protection of the environment and the success of any environmental policies being pursued. This relatively new term comes mainly from the political science arena but has ...

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Publication: Active Citizens: Evaluation of a Community-Based Education Program

Petra Simonova 1, Jan Cincera 1,* , Roman Kroufek 2 , Sarka Krepelkova 1 and Andreas Hadjichambis 3 Abstract This study analyses the Active Citizens program conducted in seven Czech elementary schools in 2017/2018. The data were obtained in a mixed-design research study containing pre/post experimental/control groups (N = 114), ...

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Publication: Promoting RRI and active citizenship in an inquirybased controversial socio-scientific issue: the case of cholesterol regulation with statins

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Yiannis Georgiou, Demetra Paraskeva Hadjichambi, Eleni A. Kyza, Andria Agesilaou & Demetrios Mappouras Abstract Science education is an important dimension of the European Commission’s Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) objectives; however, RRI is not an explicit focus of biology teaching and few biology teachers have experience in ...

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Publication: Attitudes and behaviours of adolescents towards antibiotics and self-care for respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study

Meredith KD Hawking,1,2 Donna M Lecky, Pia Touboul Lundgren, Eman Aldigs, Hind Abdulmajed, Eleni Ioannidou, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi, Pauline Khouri, Micaela Gal, Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Demetrios Mappouras, Cliodna AM McNulty Abstract Background To understand attitudes and behaviours of adolescents towards antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance and respiratory tract infections. Design Qualitative approach informed ...

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