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The Development of Basic Competencies for Sustainability in Higher Education: An Educational Model

  title={The Development of Basic Competencies for Sustainability in Higher Education: An Educational Model},
  author={Luis Amador Hidalgo and Juan Arjona Fuentes},
  journal={Political Economy: Government Expenditures \& Related Policies eJournal},
Existing paradigms, which are deeply rooted in our educational systems, are fomenting unsustainable development. For this reason, it is necessary to opt for a style of education that allows university students to be aware of the need to live in a different way and be aware of our absolute dependency on our natural environment. This goal requires fundamental changes in the curriculum, as well as a broader vision of the role that educational institutions must play. One of the objectives of… 

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