DBPapers
DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B52/S20.001

ACHIEVING OF ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY THROUGH EDUCATION OF MODERN ORIENTED SOCIETY

L. Kovacova, M. Vackova
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-18-6 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 5, Vol. 2, 3-8 pp

ABSTRACT
The article brings an assessment of the significance of environmental education of
modern oriented society as one of the means of ensuring protection of the environment. Environmental education is continually gaining importance due to the newly emerging environmental issues in society, particularly those with severe impacts. One of the main goals of this article is to consider and define the environmental safety. Subsequently the article discusses the importance of education in this field as well as classifies ongoing forms of study programmes in particular stages of the educational structures in the Slovak Republic.

Keywords: environmental safety, environmental education, the environment.