Publication
Sustentabilidade em Debate - Brasilia
Date
February 2016
Volume
7
Issue
1
Pages
156 - 173
Title

Sustainability in Higher Education for the Global South: A Conversation across Geographies and Disciplines

Abstract

A workshop on ‘Sustainability in Higher Education from the vantage of the Global South’ was organized by the Azim Premji University between 12 and 14 January 2015 in Bengaluru, India. Its goal was to explore how sustainability can be integrated into undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The workshop was divided into four sessions with interlinked themes – the irst, with a focus on framing sustainability; the second, on integraing sustainability in higher educaion; the third, on sustainability curricula; and the last, on pedagogy for sustainability. All four sessions were informed by the broader educaional goal of enabling students from diverse backgrounds to envision, conceptualise, research and implement sustainability in varied personal and professional contexts. Paricipants of the workshop drew upon their varied experiences, from India and insituions across the world, in the teaching and learning of the mulidimensional concept of sustainability in diverse geographies. The quesions, counterquesions, discussions and potenial soluions raised during the workshop are presented in this paper in a dialogic style.

Citation

Purushothaman, S., Ravi, C., Nagendra, H., Mathai, M., Mundoli, S., Joseph, G., Barna, S., Nawn, N., Gopalan, R., Bursztyn, M., Padmanabhan, M., Duncan, S., and DeFries, R.S. (2016) Sustainability in Higher Education fro the Global South: A Conversation across Geographies and Disciplines. Sustentabilidade em Debate - Brasilia 7(1):156-173

Full Article
CBI Authors & Contributors
Chief Project Officer
 
Join our mailing list
Find us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter!

136 SW Washington Avenue, Suite 202, Corvallis, OR 97333 • ph: (541) 757-0687 • fax: (541) 752-0518 • info@consbio.org

Privacy PolicyTerms and Conditions • Powered by Django