Title

Engendering sustainable development competencies in higher education: The case of Egypt

Source of Publication

Journal of Cleaner Production

Abstract

© 2020 Elsevier Ltd Higher Education Institutions are a crucial player in achieving the international 2030 sustainable development agenda on the national levels. This study examines the role that Cairo University plays in promoting sustainable development competencies (a vital goal identified by the United Nations) through its formal and non-formal educational practices. This investigation represents the initial empirical effort that explores the promotion of sustainable development competencies in the Middle East. Specifically, it contributes to the literature by investigating factors that affect sustainable development competencies and by utilizing a Middle Eastern context. Finding reveals that there is a significant difference in the level of sustainable development competencies between students in different majors and colleges.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-2020

DOI

10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.121959

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