Higher Education in the World 4: Higher Education's Commitment to Sustainability: from Understanding to Action by Global University Ne (guni)Higher Education in the World 4: Higher Education's Commitment to Sustainability: from Understanding to Action by Global University Ne (guni)

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

byGlobal University Ne (guni)

Paperback | November 17, 2011

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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.
THE GLOBAL 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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Title:Higher Education in the World 4: Higher Education's Commitment to Sustainability: from…Format:PaperbackDimensions:341 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0.77 inPublished:November 17, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230535550

ISBN - 13:9780230535558

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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