International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 17 Issue 3


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The comprehensiveness of competing higher education sustainability assessments

Graham Bullock, Nicholas Wilder

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the comprehensiveness of competing higher education sustainability assessments. Higher education institutions (HEIs) have been increasingly…


Teaching sustainable development in higher education: Building critical, reflective thinkers through an interdisciplinary approach

Cathy Howlett, Jo-Anne Ferreira, Jessica Blomfield

This paper aims to argue that substantive changes are required in both curricula and pedagogical practice in higher education institutions to challenge dominant epistemologies and…


Higher education institution sustainability assessment tools: Considerations on their use in Brazil

Heloisa Cronemberger de Araújo Góes, Alessandra Magrini

The purpose of this paper is to gather elements to propose a sustainability assessment tool (SAT) to be used in higher education institutions (HEIs) in Brazil and the related…


Sustainability champions?: Academic identities and sustainability curricula in higher education

Bronwyn E. Wood, Sue Cornforth, Fiona Beals, Mike Taylor, Rachel Tallon

The purpose of this paper is to explore the experiences of academic staff who are committed to embedding sustainability within tertiary curricula and pedagogy.


Interior design students perceptions of sustainability

Johnnie Stark, Jin Gyu “Phillip” Park

This longitudinal study assessed student perceptions of sustainable design issues in the context of an accredited interior design program. Although literature exists documenting…


Educating for sustainability in language degrees: a tale of 2 case-studies

Séverine Hubscher-Davidson, Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla

According to the 2014 joint report drafted by the Quality Assurance Agency and Higher Education Academy (QAA/HEA), universities have a key role to play in the development of…

Interactive and situated learning in education for sustainability

Sergio Altomonte, Brian Logan, Markus Feisst, Peter Rutherford, Robin Wilson

This study aims to explore the opportunities offered by interactive and situated learning (e-learning and m-learning) in support of education for sustainability in disciplines of…

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