Higher Education in the World 4: Higher Education's Commitment to Sustainability: from…

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byGlobal University Network For Innovation (guni)

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From the series of thematic reports from the Global University Network for Innovation, this new report explores key issues facing higher education institutions today. This report is essential reading for university leaders, academics and policy-makers.

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From the series of thematic reports from the Global University Network for Innovation, this new report explores key issues facing higher education institutions today. This report is essential reading for university leaders, academics and policy-makers.

THEGLOBAL UNIVERSITY NETWORK FOR INNOVATION (GUNI) is composed of Higher Education UNESCO Chairs and other institutions that are highly committed to innovation in higher education. It was set up by UNESCO, the United Nations University (UNU) and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) Spain, which hosts the secretariat. GUNI works...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0.03 inPublished:November 17, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Foreword (GUNI)
Institutional Presentations
Higher Education gross enrolment ratios (GER) by country and human development index (GUNI)
PART I: THE CONTEXT
The World on the Edge
Sustainability in Higher Education: A Global Overview of Progress and Possibilities
PART II: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Higher Education and Sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa
Inside Looking
Spotlight Issues
Network Experience
Higher Education and Sustainability in Arab States
Inside Looking
Spotlight Issues
Network Experience
Higher Education and Sustainability in Asia and Pacific
Inside Looking
Spotlight Issues
Network Experience
Higher Education and Sustainability in Europe
Inside Looking
Spotlight Issues
Network Experience
Higher Education and Sustainability in USA and Canada
Inside Looking
Spotlight Issues
Network Experience
Higher Education and Sustainability in Latin-America and the Caribbean
Inside Looking
Spotlight Issues
Network Experience
PART III: MOVING FROM UNDERSTANDING TO ACTION
GUNI Study: Breaking barriers for transformation
PART IV: VISIONS FOR TRANSFORMATION
Educating for Living with the Earth
Knowledge for a New Paradigm
Open up to Society: Building Sustainability Together
Learning for Change
Research and Teaching for Sustainable Livelihoods
Universities in Transition
PART V: STATISTICAL APPENDIX (GUNI)
PART VI: BIBLIOGRAPHY