Curriculum and Research

Sustainability education and literacy encourages every human being to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to build a society that lives in harmony with its physical and non-human environment.

It means including key sustainable development issues into teaching and learning:

  • climate change
  • disaster risk reduction
  • biodiversity
  • poverty reduction
  • sustainable consumption
  • social justice and equity
  • responsible investing and economic growth
  • sustainable cities, infrastructure and transportation

It also encourages experiential teaching and learning methods that permit students to acquire valuable knowledge by engaging in specific hands-on project and using this knowledge to advance new solutions.

Sustainable education requires creativity and critical thinking skills to tackle current problems, imagine a better future, and bring about the change.

Visit the following pages to learn more: 

Research and Academic Programs

List of Sustainability Courses

Tips for Teaching Sustainability (coming soon)

Campus Sustainability Literacy and Cultural Assessment 2024 (sample questions and results coming soon)