Greenery and Education

A summary of the positive effects of greenery on well-being in educational environments

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Abstract

Greenery in and around schools, childcare centres and on campuses is good for the climate at education institutions, both inside and out. It has a positive effect on the health and general well-being of students and staff alike, improving student performance and their ability to concentrate, as well as fostering the social climate. This document provides information on the benefits of greenery in relation to education and well-being, including references to scientific literature. It concludes with some tips on how to ensure the successful and beneficial inclusion of greenery.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Number of pages7
Place of PublicationWageningen
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Keywords

  • learning
  • children
  • universities
  • climate
  • educational institutions
  • education
  • social welfare
  • well-being
  • health
  • pupils
  • students
  • schools

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7 p. Wageningen : Wageningen University & Research. 2017, .

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