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Higgins, Blanche; Thomas, Ian – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Education for sustainability (EfS) is widely supported and researched; however, the broad and deep implementation of EfS in universities that is needed lags behind the goals of change agents. This article reviews literature on change procedures; in particular, curriculum change in universities. Our aim was to develop insights into strategies…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Curriculum Development
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Gale, Fred; Davison, Aidan; Wood, Graham; Williams, Stewart; Towle, Nick – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Higher education institutions have an unavoidable responsibility to address the looming economic, environmental and social crises imperilling humans and ecosystems by placing "education for sustainability" at the heart of their concerns. Yet, for over three decades, the practice of 'higher education for sustainability' (HEfS) has…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Social Change, Barriers
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Thomas, Ian; Barth, Matthias; Day, Teresa – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
Education for Sustainability (EfS) has an intimate relationship with professional employment as we seek to develop graduates who will take EfS values and understanding into their workplaces to build a sustainable future. The connection is through the capabilities that employers are wanting in the people they employ, and they are the outcomes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Educational Experience
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Sloan, Thomas; Davila, Federico; Malbon, Eleanor – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
Higher education institutions are considered by many to be pivotal in shaping the next generation of thinkers and practitioners required to further work towards addressing the sustainability challenges faced by contemporary societies. The extent to which higher education has embraced this responsibility is debateable. Notwithstanding, this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Facilitators (Individuals)