Higher Education and Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

1st Edition

Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro, J. Paulo Davim

CRC Press
Published September 9, 2019
Reference - 328 Pages - 16 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138556539 - CAT# K43310
Series: Higher Education and Sustainability

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Summary

The book provides descriptions of experiences from research and educational sustainability projects and the role HEIs can play together with contributions presenting a variety of initiatives showing how SDGs are being implemented.

The book promotes the theoretical and practical understanding on this thematic and disseminates knowledge and international research and cooperation.

Contributions cover the role of SDGs in advancing implementation of sustainable development, sustainability in higher education, the role of universities in sustainable development, new paths towards sustainable development and e-learning contributions.

 Features

Focuses on theoretical and practical understanding on Sustainability, Higher Education and SDGs to disseminate knowledge and promote research and cooperation 

Includes lessons learned from sustainability research and educational challenges presenting case studies, technological developments, outputs of research and studies, best practices and examples of successful projects

Discusses relevant and international perspectives on sustainability, higher education and SGDs

Presents local and international contributions on a variety of initiatives showing how SDGs are being implemented