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University leadership for sustainability. Implementing a comprehensive institution wide approach to education for sustainable development. A case study of the University of the West of England, Bristol

Longhurst, James; Gough, Georgina

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Authors

Georgina Gough Georgina.Gough@uwe.ac.uk
Professor in Education for Sustainable Development



Abstract

Responding to the first of the questions underpinning this conference this presentation describes the actions taken by UWE, Bristol to develop a comprehensive approach to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within the curricula of the University.
It describes the process and outcomes of the major actions taken over a 20 year period of engagement commencing with environmental policies and actions initiated in the early 1990s and culminating in the forward looking suite of actions stemming from UWE’s new Sustainability Plan

Citation

Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2014, January). University leadership for sustainability. Implementing a comprehensive institution wide approach to education for sustainable development. A case study of the University of the West of England, Bristol. Presented at University Leadership for Sustainability, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK

Presentation Conference Type Speech
Conference Name University Leadership for Sustainability
Conference Location Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK
Start Date Jan 10, 2014
End Date Jan 11, 2014
Deposit Date Mar 17, 2014
Publicly Available Date Feb 22, 2016
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords education for sustainable development, UWE
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/822067
Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : University Leadership for Sustainability

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