Principles

Forest pedagogy

  • is qualified Forest-related environmental education.
  • FP addresses all social, environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability
  • FP fosters understanding, interactions and relationships of human-environmental relations in the context of sustainable development
  • FP is based on knowledge about forest ecosystems and experience in sustainable forestry
  • FP promotes understanding, use and application of the concept of sustainable development through the example of sustainable forest management
  • FP demandsĀ  an holistic approach and it considers world-wide coherences
  • FP contributes to education for sustainable development (ESD- UN-Decade) and cooperates with other partners engaged in environmental education or education for sustainable development
  • FP requires active and cooperative educational methods and approaches
  • FP esteems, promotes and offers forests as healthy and excellent learning-locations for outdoor-education