Sustainability is a global balancing act between economic growth, social wellbeing and environmental conservation. Complex worldwide environmental problems make sustainability increasingly important.
One of the aims of the Curriculum Refresh Project is to embed sustainability in the curriculum, with particular emphasis a multi-disciplinary approach.
ALTC – Frameworks for sustainability
ALTC – Professional development and sustainability
ALTC – Sustainability website, effective teaching
ARIES – The Australian Research Institute for Environment and Sustainability, academic publications available online
Australian Government – Responses to UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
CSIRO – Research and Reports
ESD - Education for Sustainable Development (UK), resources database
Higher Education Academy (UK) – Student Attitudes towards sustainability (large pdf)
JCU publications (library guide)
JCU Research Online (log-in required)
Lasen, M – JCU Library Guide resources for sustainability in education
Lautensach, A.2004 A tertiary curriculum for sustainability (NZ).
Oxford University – Education for sustainable development
Sherren, K2005, Balancing the Disciplines: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Sustainability Curriculum Content,Australian Journal of Environmental Education, vol. 21
Sustainability at JCU – student article
TropEco – JCU’s sustainability project