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Dr Sylvia Almeida is a lecturer in Environmental/Sustainability and Science Education at Monash University. She has a strong teaching background with over 16 years experience in a range of diverse settings as a teacher and teacher educator in India, Africa, U.S.A, the Middle East and Australia. Within schools she has taught Science across varied contexts and settings including Early childhood, Primary and Secondary. Her research is mainly focused on Environmental Education, Education for Sustainability and Teacher Education. She is particularly keen on understanding ways in which sustainability education is implemented in various contexts
My main research interests are in the field of Environmental, Sustainability and Science Education with a special focus on ways in which these are incorporated in everyday teaching practices. I am also keen on understanding policy development and its intake in these areas.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Research area keywords
- Environmental Education
- Education for Sustainability
- Science Education
- Teacher Education
- Professional Learning
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- 2 Finished
6/06/16 → 30/09/16
Almeida, S., Sageidet, B. M. & Dunkley, R.
1/06/16 → 2/01/17
Early Childhood Educators’ Experiences and Responses to COVID-19: An impact study across five countriesAlmeida, S., Kaveri, G., Gomes, J., Hu, A., Gupta, P., Mannan, F. & Sarkar, M., 2022, Contemporary Perspectives on Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Early Childhood Education. Saracho, O. (ed.). USA: Information Age Publishing, p. 107-127 21 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Research › peer-review
Early Childhood Educators as COVID Warriors: Adaptations and Responsiveness to the Pandemic Across Five CountriesGomes, J., Almeida, S. C., Kaveri, G., Mannan, F., Gupta, P., Hu, A. & Sarkar, M., Dec 2021, In: International Journal of Early Childhood. 53, 3, p. 345–366 22 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access
Empowering Teachers Through Environmental and Sustainability Education: Meaningful Change in Classroom SettingsBarnes, M., Moore, D. & Almeida, S., 2021, 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge. 170 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Book › Research › peer-review
Almeida, S. C. & Fleer, M., 2021, Outdoor Learning and Play: Pedagogical Practices and Children's Cultural Formation. Grindheim, L. T., Sørensen, H. V. & Rekers, A. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham switzerland: Springer, p. 161-181 21 p. (International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development; vol. 34).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Barnes, M., Moore, D. & Almeida, S., Dec 2019, In: Prospects. 47, 4, p. 377-392 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review