Analysis of Ecological Values in Future Education Professionals in Andalusia (Spain)
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AuthorGonzález Gijón, Gracia María; Martínez Heredia, Nazaret; Jiménez Ríos, Francisco Javier; Soriano Díaz, Andrés
ValuesEcologyTestYoung university studentsAndalusia (Spain)Educational Agenda 2030
González-Gijón, G.; Martínez-Heredia, N.; Jiménez Ríos, F.J.; Soriano Díaz, A. Analysis of Ecological Values in Future Education Professionals in Andalusia (Spain). Sustainability 2021, 13, 7934. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/su13147934
SponsorshipUniversity of Granada-Precompetitive Projects 2015, Spain - PP2015-09
This study shows the hierarchy of values presented by first-year teacher training students studying at public universities in Andalusia (Spain), emphasising the analysis of ecological values in relation to the gender variable. For this purpose, we used a survey-type methodology with a quantitative approach. Participants were selected by means of probability sampling by clusters. The sample was finally composed of 651 students, of whom 226 were men (34.7%) and 425 women (65.3%) aged between 18 and 49 (M = 20.20 and T.D. = 3.736). The results show a high valuation of non-material aspects related to affectivity, morality, the individual and ecology, followed by values related to the body and its care, the social, the material and the aesthetic, and finally, values related to the intellectual, the political and the religious. The results show the influence of gender in the identification of ecological values and the variables that make them up, where women have higher averages in most of the items. We can therefore conclude that the gender variable influences the choice of ecological values presented by university students.