Key References

Foundational publications by PIs

Barth, M. (2009) Assessment of key competencies – a conceptual framework. In World in transition-Sustainability perspectives for higher education 93–100. [Post-Print] Barth, M., & Michelsen, G. (2013) Learning for change: An educational contribution to Sustainability science. Sustainability Science, 8(1), 103–119.

Lang, D., Wiek, A., Bergmann, M., Stauffacher, M., Martens, P., Moll, P., et al. (2012) Transdisciplinary research in Sustainability science. Practice, principles, and challenges. Sustainability Science 7(S1), 25–43. [Researchgate] Wiek, A., Withycombe, L., & Redman, C. L. (2011). Key competencies in Sustainability: A reference framework for academic program development. Sustainability Science, 6(2), 203–218. [Researchgate]

Wiek, A., Bernstein, M., Foley, R., Cohen, M., Forrest, N., Kuzdas, C., Kay, B., & Withycombe, L. (2015) Operationalising Competencies in Higher Education for Sustainable Development. In Barth, M., Michelsen, G., Rieckmann, M., Thomas, I. (Ed.): Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development, 241–260.

Additional key publications

Cortese, A. (2003). The Critical Role of Higher Education in Creating a Sustainable Future. Planning for Higher Education. [PDF Available] Haan, G. de. (2010). The development of ESD-related competencies in supportive institutional frameworks. International Review of Education, 56(2-3), 315–328.

Rowe, D. (2007). Sustainability. Education for a sustainable future. Science 317(5836), 323–324. [Researchgate]