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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-012-0181-5

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-011-0149-x. [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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-011-0132-6 [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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11159-010-9157-9

Rowe, D. (2007). Sustainability. Education for a sustainable future. Science 317(5836), 323–324. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1143552 [Researchgate]