New book on education for sustainable development

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Sustainability Education: Perspectives and Practice across Higher Education, edited By Paula Jones, David Selby and Stephen Sterling.

How do we equip learners with the values, knowledge, skills, and motivation to help achieve economic, social and ecological well-being? How can universities make a major contribution towards a more sustainable future? Amid rising expectations on HE from professional associations, funders, policy makers, and undergraduates, and increasing interest amongst academics and senior management, a growing number of higher education institutions are taking the lead in embracing sustainability.

This response does not only include greening the campus but also transforming curricula and teaching and learning. This book which includes a chapter on Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies.

An order form is available at earthscan.