Sylvia Almeida

Dr

20102018
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Personal profile

Biography

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 

Research interests

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.

Keywords

  • Environmental Education
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Science Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Professional Learning

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Projects 2016 2017

Research Output 2010 2018

Education for sustainability: a priority or an "add on"?

Barnes, M., Moore, D. & Almeida, S., 2018, Evidence-Based Learning and Teaching: A Look into Australian Classrooms. Barnes, M., Gindidis, M. & Phillipson, S. (eds.). Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 179-189 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Education for sustainability policies: ramifications for practice

Moore, D., Almeida, S. C. & Barnes, M., 2018, In : Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 43, 11, p. 105-121 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Sustainability in Australian schools: a cross-curriculum priority?

Barnes, M., Moore, D. & Almeida, S., 12 May 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Prospects. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Teacher identities as key to Environmental Education for Sustainability implementation: a study from Australia

Almeida, S. C., Moore, D. & Barnes, M., 24 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Australian Journal of Environmental Education. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Policy-Makers’ and Practitioners’ Perspectives on Impact, Evidence, and Support for Teacher Educators Implementing Environmental Education for Sustainability in India

Almeida, S. C., 2017, Teacher Education Policy and Practice: Evidence of Impact, Impact of Evidence. Nuttall, J., Jones, M., Kostogriz, A. & Martin, J. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 35-48 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review