Review on School Based Environmental Club Impact on Student and General Environment

Umer Abdela


Environmental clubs plays an important role in creating environmental awareness for the future generation. Environmental clubs performs activities to save the environment, through activities like planting trees, increasing pollution impact on environment. Environmental clubs is a platform on which knowledge about environment is gained early during childhood. They offer programs and activities to encourage others to reduce pollution, plant trees, and more through voluntary group which promotes the participation of students in learning about, and improving their environment. Therefore, this paper was sets out to review the impact of school based environmental club on student and environment in general. The findings of those reports related to the selected topic and an objective was organized from student and environmental perspectives from different published and unpublished materials found. The review result concluded as it is a wonderful opportunity to create awareness, build attitudes and help students take up activities in real world in which the constraints of the classroom and curriculum will not allow. An Environmental clubs can thus help to extend boundaries and scope of the formal educational system encouraging creativity, and improving students for constructive action. The environmental activity performed by environmental club a group contributes for environmental conservation at varies level from increasing awareness for community to direct intervention in conservation works. Although environmental club contribution is evident there is also number of challenges related financial and knowledge gaps. So increasing funding, training on Environmental Education, integration of Environmental Education in all primary and secondary school curriculum, support from government and other donors should be with the environmental club to expect more result.

Keywords: - environmental club, environment, Environmental education, impact, student

DOI: 10.7176/CER/12-6-02

Publication date:June 30th 2020

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