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Environmental Education Programme (EEPUS)






Environmental Education Programme (EEPUS)

EEPUS functions as a programme of the Department of Curriculum Studies of Stellenbosch University, and is funded by a number of companies, private firms and trusts.

  • The aims and objectives of the programme are the following:
  • to present modules in environmental education for the various programmes that are offered by the Faculty of Education;
  • to undertake practice-driven developmental and training projects in which the principles of environmental education are applied, and in which students from different programmes can be involved;
  • to initiate and coordinate research with regard to the development of resource material for environmental education;
  • to establish a national and international network in order to contribute to the development of the concept of environmental education;
  • to contribute to the knowledge base of the field in general.



Programme Leader: Prof Chris Reddy


Areas of Specialization

Environmental education  l  Professional studies (pre- and in-service)  l  Curriculum enquiry (teacher education innovation)

Contact details:

Tel: +27 21 808 2259