Introduction to Sustainable Development Leadership and Strategies in Higher Education Vol: 22

Enakshi Sengupta
The American University of Kurdistan, Iraq

Patrick Blessinger
Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA

Taisir Subhi Yamin
The International Centre for Innovation in Education, Germany

Product Details
13 Jul 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
224 pages - 152 x 229mm
Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning


The world’s leading international agencies are promoting and stimulating the intellectual debate towards incorporating sustainability in main stream education with the help of thought leaders. This volume highlights innovative pedagogy, discusses the learning methods which can help us to address the world’s current sustainability challenges, and offers solutions to meet these. The case studies featured, offering international insight from Malaysia to Australia, discuss curriculum development and integrating sustainability within the core philosophy of the university. The authors explore how leadership education needs to innovate to effectively respond to current sustainability challenges. This topical volume contextualizes the heightened interest in sustainable education across the globe and will be of interest to researchers, university leaders, and students interested in a sustainable future for universities and society as a whole.
Part 1. Pedagogical Approaches 
Chapter 1. Introduction to Sustainable Development Leadership and Strategies in Higher Education: Enakshi Sengupta, Patrick Blessinger and Taisir Subhi Yamin 
Chapter 2. The Teaching of Sustainability in Higher Education: Glenda Crosling, Graeme Atherton, Munir Shuib, Asyirah Abdul Rahim, Siti Norbaya Azizane, and Mohammad Izzamil Mohd Nasir 
Chapter 3. Innovating Leadership Education: Anna-Vanadis Faix 
Chapter 4. Sustainable Development of Leadership Strategies in Higher Education: Sandra Mohr and Howard Purcell 
Chapter 5. Moving Culture to the Centre of the Curriculum: Cath Fraser, Philip Bright, Jack Keogh and Olayemi Abdullatif Aliyu 
Chapter 6. Perceived Public Value, Community Building and Sustainable Development Leadership in Agriculture: Jean P. Lonie, Mark A. Brennan, and Theodore R. Alter 
Chapter 7. Learning for Uncertainty: Abeer Salem 
Part 2. Framework and Tools 
Chapter 8. The Development of an Education for Sustainable Development Self Evaluation Tool To Support Staff and Student Development: Loretta Newman-Ford, Sophie Leslie and Sue Tangney 
Chapter 9. Learning for a Sustainable Future: Beena Giridharan 
Chapter 10. The Role of Leadership in ESD Curriculum Reform in Indonesian Higher Education: Julia Hope and Silvia 
Chapter 11. Corporate Governance and Sustainability in HEIs: Róberson de Oliveira , João Leitão and Helena Alves
Enakshi Sengupta serves as Associate Director of HETL, USA. She is also the Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Education (CARE). 

Patrick Blessinger is adjunct associate professor of education at St. John's University, USA. He is also a chief research scientist of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association. 

 Taisir Subhi Yamin is General Director of the International Centre for Innovation in Education, Germany.
Contributors to [this book] share innovative solutions and highlight the transformative nature of sustainable development within their individual contexts. They document the complexities inherent in this process and provide an enlightening look into the future of sustainability. - Dr Heather Smyser, The Defense Language Institute English Language Center, USA

This book demonstrates tools, practices and models of delivery with multi-dimensional, multi-level and international flavor on education and leadership for sustainable development. - Dr Rajul G. Joshi, Western Sydney University, Australia

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