Academic Papers

Armstrong, Cosette Marie (2011). “Implementing Education for Sustainable Development: The Potential Use of Time-Honored Pedagogical Practice for the Progressive Era of Education” (PDF). Journal of Sustainability Education 2.

Brundiers, Katja, Matthias Barth, Gisela Cebrián, Matthew Cohen, Liliana Diaz, Sonya Douchette-Remington, Weston Dripps, Geoffrey Habron, Niki Harré, Meghann Jarchow, Kealalokahi Losch, Jessica Michel, Yoko Mochizuki, Marco Rieckmann, Roderic Parnell, Peter Walker, and Michaela Zint (2021). “Key Competencies in Sustainability in Higher Education: Toward an Agreed-Upon Reference Framework.” Sustainability Science 16: 13–29.

Christie, Belinda A., Kelly K. Miller, Raylene Cooke, and John G. White (2013). “Environmental Sustainability in Higher Education: How Do Academics Teach?” Environmental Education Research 19(3): 385–414.

Cortese, Anthony D. (2003). “The Critical Role of Higher Education in Creating a Sustainable Future.” Planning for Higher Education 31(3), 15–22.

Evans, Neus (Snowy), and Jo-Anne Ferreira (2020). “What Does the Research Evidence Base Tell Us About the Use and Impact of Sustainability Pedagogies in Initial Teacher Education?” Environmental Education Research 26(1): 27–42.

Everett, Jennifer (2008). “Sustainability in Higher Education: Implications for the Disciplines.” School Field 6(2): 237–251.

Paris, Django (2012). “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy: A Needed Change in Stance, Terminology, and Practice” (PDF). Educational Researcher 41(3): 93–97.

Redman, Erin, Cliona Murphy, Yasmany Mancilla, Ben Mallon, Lydia Kater-Wettstaedt, Matthias Barth, Gabriela Ortiz-Martínez, Greg Smith, and Orla Kelly (2021). “International Scaling of Sustainability Continuing Professional Development for In-Service Teachers.” Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education 17(3): e2243.

Sterling, Stephen (2011). “Transformative Learning and Sustainability: Sketching the Conceptual Ground” (PDF). Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 5: 17–33.

Weiss, Marie, Matthias Barth, Arnim Wiek, and Henrik von Wehrden (2021). “Drivers and Barriers of Implementing Sustainability Curricula in Higher Education—Assumptions and Evidence.” Higher Education Studies 11(2): 42–64.

Widhalm, Barbara (2011). “Educators as Architects of Living Systems: Designing Vibrant Learning Experiences Beyond Sustainability and Systems Thinking” (PDF). Journal of Sustainability Education 2.

Other Documents

The Earth Charter

Our Common Future (PDF) (Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development)

UNESCO’s Roadmap for Implementing the Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development

UNESCO’s Education for Sustainable Development Goals Learning Objectives (PDF)

UNESCO’s Education 2030 Incheon Declaration and Framework for Action for the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 4

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