Learning outcomes for sustainable development in higher education

Publication Release Date: March 27, 2008
Date Posted: July 6, 2016
Submitted by: Chris Pelton
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Publications
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Periodical Name: International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
Type: Journal Article


This paper sets out to discuss the commonalities that can be found in learning outcomes (LOs) for education for sustainable development in the context of the Tbilisi and Barcelona declarations. The commonalities include systemic or holistic thinking, the integration of different perspectives, skills such as critical thinking, change agent abilities and communication, and finally different attitudes and values