TEACHER'S AWARENESS ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) IN RURAL SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN SRI LANKA


R .Asanka Pushpa Kumara
Secondary school science teacher, A/Palugaswewa National School
Abstract
Teachers’ awareness on SDGs has been considered through considerable amount of research works since SDGs were introduced. Current study is mainly to find out the level of awareness on SDGs among the teachers in rural schools in Sri Lanka. General awareness on SDGs and awareness on SDG 4 especially focused through the study. The current study is an empirical study in which 120 of randomly selected rural secondary school teachers were involved. A self-prepared questionary with open-ended questions was used as the research instrument for this quantitative survey. The sample includes rural secondary school teachers in Anuradhapura district, Sri Lanka and stratified sampling method under the probability sampling was used as the sampling method. Considerably less in awareness was shown on SDGs among teachers while male teachers showed significance less awareness on SDGs.
Keywords: Sustainable development goals, awareness on SDGs, Rural school teachers
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Environmental Economics, Commerce and Educational Management

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Published on : 2022-02-02

Vol : 9
Issue : 1
Month : January
Year : 2022
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