Partnership Education in the Forest

Authors

  • Heidi G Bruce

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24926/ijps.v4i3.181

Keywords:

partnership education, forest school, nature-based education, eco-literacy, early childhood education legislation

Abstract

Heidi Bruce is a founding board member of the Orcas Island Forest School, an outdoor early childhood education program located on Orcas Island, Washington State. In this article, she describes the interconnectedness of nature-based education and Partnership education, as outlined in Riane Eisler‘s book, Tomorrow’s Children: A Blueprint for Partnership Education in the 21st Century (2000). She also shares her experience in advocating for the first legislation in the country that creates a pilot program for licensing nature-based early childhood education programs.

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Published

2017-10-16

How to Cite

Bruce, H. G. (2017). Partnership Education in the Forest. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, 4(3). https://doi.org/10.24926/ijps.v4i3.181