Key competencies in sustainability: a reference framework for academic program development

  title={Key competencies in sustainability: a reference framework for academic program development},
  author={A. Wiek and Lauren Withycombe and C. Redman},
  journal={Sustainability Science},
  • A. Wiek, Lauren Withycombe, C. Redman
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • Sustainability Science
  • The emerging academic field focused on sustainability has been engaged in a rich and converging debate to define what key competencies are considered critical for graduating students to possess. For more than a decade, sustainability courses have been developed and taught in higher education, yet comprehensive academic programs in sustainability, on the undergraduate and graduate level, have emerged only over the last few years. Considering this recent institutional momentum, the time is… CONTINUE READING
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