Education for Sustainable Development and Holistic Curriculum Change: A Review and Guide

Ryan, Alex (2012) Education for Sustainable Development and Holistic Curriculum Change: A Review and Guide. Project Report. Higher Education Academy, York.

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Abstract

HE is ideally positioned to make a critical contribution to sustainable development through its core academic functions of research and teaching (HEFCE 2009). However, while sustainability research has accelerated in recent years, curriculum development to date has been limited in scope and impact, due to the complexities of sustainability when applied within the existing academic structures and processes of HE. The field of education for sustainable development (ESD) has the strategic aim of reorienting entire educational systems, which in HE means the challenging goal of achieving large-scale shifts of curriculum priorities, policy and practice. This Guide was developed through an investigation into aspects of this strategic impulse to bring about institution-wide changes to teaching and learning.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Higher education; Sustainable curriculum
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education & Humanities > Education
Research Priority Areas: Learning and Professional Contexts
Depositing User: Alex Ryan
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 16:32
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 16:32
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/7681

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