Greenery and Education

The positive effects of greenery in urban environments

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Abstract

Greenery in and around schools and nurseries and on campuses enhances the ambience of educational institutions, both inside and out. It has a positive effect on the health and general well-being of students and staff alike, improving student’s performance and their ability to concentrate, as well as enhancing the social climate. This document provides insights into the benefits of greenery for learning 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 - 2019

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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. 2019, .

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