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Table 14 Contribution of individual qualitative studies to descriptive themes: Educational impacts & factors influencing the success of school gardens

From: A systematic review of the health and well-being impacts of school gardening: synthesis of quantitative and qualitative evidence

First author (year) Educational impacts Factors influencing success and sustainability
Academic improvements Student engagement, motivation Environmental awareness Development for staff/volunteers Experiential learning style, curriculum integration Supportive environment, inclusive, equal Cultural relevance Support from staff, volunteers community Pressure on staff, volunteers, timetable Fundraising, resources
Ahmed (2011) [40]          
Alexander (1995) [41]         
Anderson (2011) [42]           
Block (2009, 2012) [24;25]
Gibbs (2013) [26]
Townsend (2014) [43]
Bowker (2007) [44]          
Chawla (2014) [11]          
Chiumento (2012) [12]          
Cutter-Mackenzie (2009) [45]          
Hazzard (2011) [46]        
Henryks (2011) [47]           
Lakin (2008) [48]           
Miller (2007) [49]          
Ming Wei (2012) [13]        
Passy (2010) [50]  
Somerset (2005) [51]         
Viola (2006) [52]          
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