Title

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

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

Journal of Cleaner Production

Publication Date

9-1-2020

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.

ISSN

0959-6526

Publisher

Elsevier Ltd

Volume

266

First Page

121959

Disciplines

Business

Keywords

Competencies, Developing countries, Education for sustainable development, Higher education, SDGs, Students, Sustainable development

Scopus ID

85084635881

Indexed in Scopus

yes

Open Access

no

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