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Georgina Gough

Associate Professor in Education for Sustainable Development


Towards a sustainable University. Progress in the journey of the University of the West of England, Bristol (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2018, January). Towards a sustainable University. Progress in the journey of the University of the West of England, Bristol. Presented at Sustainability in Higher Education Conference

This presentation explores the approach taken by UWE Bristol over more than 20 years to develop its whole institution approach to sustainability with particular reference to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). It discusses the institutional... Read More about Towards a sustainable University. Progress in the journey of the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Bridging the gap: A case study of a partnership approach to skills development through student engagement in bristol’s green capital year (2018)
Journal Article
Bigg, M., Brooks, I., Clayton, W., Darwen, J., Gough, G., Hyland, F., …Willmore, C. (2018). Bridging the gap: A case study of a partnership approach to skills development through student engagement in bristol’s green capital year. Higher Education Pedagogies, 3(1), 417-428. https://doi.org/10.1080/23752696.2018.1499419

© 2018 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. HEIs are well placed to engage with local communities, and can connect students with organisations through several pathways, such as volunteering opportunitie... Read More about Bridging the gap: A case study of a partnership approach to skills development through student engagement in bristol’s green capital year.

Exploring the current position of ESD in UK higher education institutions (2017)
Journal Article
Fiselier, E. S., Fiselier, E., Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2018). Exploring the current position of ESD in UK higher education institutions. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 19(2), 393-412. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-06-2017-0084

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider the position of education for sustainable development in the UK Higher Education (HE) sector with respect to the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and Higher Education... Read More about Exploring the current position of ESD in UK higher education institutions.

Monitoring Progress Towards Implementing Sustainability and Representing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Curriculum at UWE Bristol (2017)
Book Chapter
Gough, G., & Longhurst, J. (2018). Monitoring Progress Towards Implementing Sustainability and Representing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Curriculum at UWE Bristol. In W. Leal Filho (Ed.), Implementing Sustainability in the Curriculum of Universities: Approaches, Methods and ProjectsSpringer

This paper will discuss the methods used to identify the baseline status of sustainability in the curriculum of UWE Bristol programmes and to begin to assess the contribution which the university is making towards the objectives outlined in the Unite... Read More about Monitoring Progress Towards Implementing Sustainability and Representing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Curriculum at UWE Bristol.

Towards a sustainable university (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2017, June). Towards a sustainable university. Presented at Sustainable Development and Planning

The paper will explore the University of the West of England, Bristol’s progress over a 20-year period in embedding sustainable development into the whole institution mission. The University of the West of England, Bristol is committed to ensuring... Read More about Towards a sustainable university.

Insights into responsible education for sustainable development: The case of UWE, Bristol (2017)
Journal Article
Cicmil, S., Gough, G., & Hills, S. (2017). Insights into responsible education for sustainable development: The case of UWE, Bristol. International Journal of Management Education, 15(2), 293-305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2017.03.002

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd In this paper, we argue that it is opportune to revisit profound questions about the purpose, nature and value of higher education in society at a juncture where the context of higher education has been significantly influenced by... Read More about Insights into responsible education for sustainable development: The case of UWE, Bristol.

Using quality assurance processes to embed sustainability in the curriculum at UWE Bristol (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2017, March). Using quality assurance processes to embed sustainability in the curriculum at UWE Bristol. Presented at Implementing Sustainability in the Curriculum of Universities

The paper will examine the University of the West of England, Bristol’s progress in embedding sustainable development into the teaching and learning via the Quality Management and Enhancement Framework (QMEF) of the university. The University of t... Read More about Using quality assurance processes to embed sustainability in the curriculum at UWE Bristol.

Monitoring progress towards implementing sustainability and representing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the curriculum at UWE Bristol (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Gough, G., & Longhurst, J. (2017, March). Monitoring progress towards implementing sustainability and representing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the curriculum at UWE Bristol. Presented at Implementing Sustainability in the Curriculum of Universities

This paper will discuss the methods used to identify the baseline status of sustainability in the curriculum of UWE Bristol programmes and begin to assess the contribution which the university is making towards the objectives outlined in the United N... Read More about Monitoring progress towards implementing sustainability and representing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the curriculum at UWE Bristol.

Student capital: Broadening the appeal of sustainability engagement (2017)
Journal Article
Clayton, W., Longhurst, J., Willmore, C., & Gough, G. (2017). Student capital: Broadening the appeal of sustainability engagement

The biggest sustainability impact of any university is its graduates, who typically will have 60 years of life (and planetary impact) post-graduation1. Across the world, universities have direct access to millions of bright and capable young people,... Read More about Student capital: Broadening the appeal of sustainability engagement.

Towards a Sustainable University: Part 1 - A review of progress in UWE Bristol Part 2 - How do we incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals into UWE, Bristol Business Decision Making? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2016, October). Towards a Sustainable University: Part 1 - A review of progress in UWE Bristol Part 2 - How do we incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals into UWE, Bristol Business Decision Making?. Presented at Innovating Education for the 21st Century: The International Greening Education Event

Structure of Presentation Part 1. Introduction to the HE challenge of sustainability and carbon management UWE Bristol UWE’s Sustainability Plan UWE’s Commitments and Actions Energy and Travel Initiatives Education for Sustainable Developmen... Read More about Towards a Sustainable University: Part 1 - A review of progress in UWE Bristol Part 2 - How do we incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals into UWE, Bristol Business Decision Making?.

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