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Sustainable development goals and institutions of higher education

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dc.contributor.editor Nhamo, G. en
dc.contributor.editor Mjimba, V. en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-05T11:15:39Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-05T11:15:39Z
dc.date.issued 2020-04-13 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/15248
dc.description.abstract This volume brings together both theoretical and case study based contributions to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Institutions of Higher Education (IHE), presenting an impactful combination of authors from both developing and developed countries. While most current publications addressing the SDGs and education focus on sustainable development in general and specific topics such as climate change or energy, this book attempts to accelerate the localisation of the SDGs by presenting opportunities and innovations offered in various universities and campuses regarding SDGs localisation. The book seeks to provide an important contribution to the global dialogue on IHE and the SDGs, and will be of interest to academics and researchers engaged in the SDGs and education, as well as government agencies and other interested stakeholders. The book focuses on curriculum and learning matters, research and development as well as community engagement. Case studies detail the integration of SDGs in academic and professional development, new approaches to implementing sustainability science instruction, improvements in teaching practices to enhance teacher competence, and responsible management education. Additional focus is placed on the alignment of the SDGs in higher education with the other goals, emphasizing technological innovation for improved human health and environmental management, and climate change policies and action plans. Interdisciplinary solutions for pressing environmental problems are also provided, making sure that no one is left behind in realising these global development goals. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher Springer en
dc.subject HIGHER EDUCATION en
dc.title Sustainable development goals and institutions of higher education en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.BudgetYear 2019/20 en
dc.ResearchGroup African Institute of South Africa en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cham, Switzerland en
dc.ArchiveNumber 11296 en
dc.outputnumber 10424 en
dc.bibliographictitle Nhamo, G. & Mjimba, V. (eds). (2020) <i>Sustainable development goals and institutions of higher education. </i> Cham, Switzerland: Springer. en
dc.publicationyear 2020 en

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