Providing an enabling environment to promote the Sustainable Development Goals: Coventry University’s experience

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Abstract

Higher Education Institutions provide a vital role in providing education towards solving sustainability issues. Hence, the adoption of development agendas, such as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the SDG Accord, into curriculum. As a signatory of the sector SDG Accord, Coventry University Group has the responsibility of providing an enabling environment to promote the achievement of the Goals. This article introduces a model for embedding the goals into curriculum; with creative teaching practice and enriching student experience at the centre to the approach taken. The approach considers three dimensions: Staff Development, the Goals within Teaching, and Students' Activities.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
JournalEmerald Open Research
Volume2
Issue number58
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2020

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Copyright: © 2020 Bello J et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Keywords

  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Higher Education
  • Education for Sustainable Education
  • Sustainability

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