International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 18 Issue 6


Table of contents - Special Issue: Professional Development in Higher Education for Sustainable Development

Guest Editors: Daniella Tilbury, Marlene Mader, Jana Dlouhá, Javier Benayas, Alexandra Ryan, Gerd Michelsen

ESD principles in higher education from a perspective of Central and Eastern European countries

Jana Dlouhá, Katja Vintar Mally, Jiří Dlouhý

This paper aims to reflect education for sustainable development (ESD) principles and their manifestation in higher education (HE) in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries…

Pedagogical content knowledge of sustainability: A missing piece in the puzzle of professional development of educators in higher education for sustainable development

Mandy Singer-Brodowski

This paper’s purpose is to describe students’ learning processes in a project-based and self-organized seminar on sustainability. A detailed knowledge of typical learning…


A collaborative action research project towards embedding ESD within the higher education curriculum

Gisela Cebrián

This paper aims to present a collaborative action research project conducted at the University of Southampton with the aim to promote curriculum and professional development in…

Learning for and about sustainability in higher education – a regional perspective based on experiences from the Baltic and the Mediterranean

Michael Scoullos, Vicky Malotidi, Paula Lindroos, Sinikka Suomalainen

The purpose of the paper is to present and compare collective efforts of higher education institutions working through regional networks in introducing and promoting education for…

Reorienting higher education pedagogical and professional development curricula toward sustainability – a Romanian perspective

Daniela Elena Dumitru

This paper tries to propose a pedagogical training program starting from the Romanian mandatory curriculum for higher education (HE) teachers, integrating education for…

Campus sustainability tours: exploring an uncharted tool

Ellen R. Trahan, Leslie A. North, Margaret M. Gripshover, Jeanine M. Huss

This paper aims to explore the development narrative and usage of environmental sustainability tours available at universities and takes an in-depth look into the Western Kentucky…


ESD professional development of university educators in Serbia, Croatia and Macedonia: A comparative analysis

Vesna Nikolic, Slobodan Milutinovic, Pece Nedanovski, Kornelija Mrnjaus

The paper aims to deal with the education for sustainable development (ESD) competences of university educators. The purpose of this paper is to provide a comparative analysis of…

Exploring the living learning laboratory: An approach to strengthen campus sustainability initiatives by using sustainability science approach

Irina Safitri Zen

The paper aims to explore and analyse the potential of campus living learning laboratory (LLL) as an integrated mechanism to provide the innovative and creative teaching and…

Education for sustainable development: an exploratory study in a Portuguese University

Ricardo Torres, Rui Marques Vieira, Ana V. Rodrigues, Patrícia Sá, Gillian Moreira

The research aims to evaluate whether this educational approach is being implemented in a Portuguese public university and looking for explicit references to education for…

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