Tertiary Education in a Warming World; Reflections from the field
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|Title:||Tertiary Education in a Warming World; Reflections from the field||Authors:||Kelly, Orla; Illingworth, Sam; Butera, Fabrizio; Schuitema, Geertje; et al.||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12904||Date:||22-Mar-2022||Online since:||2022-06-03T15:14:38Z||Abstract:||This report has been produced as part of the Education in a Warming World Research Consortium, supported by Worldwide Universities Network. The consortium comprises university academics with a broad range of expertise in education, sociology, climate change, science communication, health, sustainability, and human behaviour. The group has interest and experience in promoting sustainability and climate change education portfolios at the tertiary level. The consortium aims to contribute to the growing field of transdisciplinary work dedicated to understanding the evolving role of education in this era of rapid climatic change and overlapping socio-ecological crises. This report is a compilation of research, practical examples, and reflections from our own experience of advancing pro-environmental agendas at Institutes of Higher Education (IHEs). It is intended to be a resource to other academics and policymakers who are also grappling with promoting a robust climate change and sustainability agenda within IHEs. For this report, we define IHEs as universities and colleges engaged in teaching, research, and public service.||Funding Details:||Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)||Type of material:||Technical Report||Publisher:||Worldwide Universities Network||Start page:||1||End page:||24||Copyright (published version):||2022 The Authors||Keywords:||Climate change education; Human-environment relations; Sustainability learning; Public debate; Higher education||Other versions:||https://wun.ac.uk/report-tertiary-education-in-a-warming-world/||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||ISBN:||978-1-910963-54-8||This item is made available under a Creative Commons License:||https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/|
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