Education for Sustainable Development at the University of Gloucestershire

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The University of Gloucestershire lead a consortium of universities in developing an innovative strategic ESD project entitled ‘Leading Curriculum Change for Sustainability’. This two-year project LGM HEFCE funded project which commenced in October 2010, is focused on processes that can ensure that curriculum development geared to sustainability is of the highest academic quality throughout the HE sector.  It will aim to help reorient graduate skills and capabilities across academic and professional subjects, aligning with the growing need to develop sustainable economies, resilient communities, new business opportunities, graduate employability and enhanced life opportunities for many people.  Each partner institution brings specific expertise and the project involves action learning to promote dialogue and change within each partner institution and across the sector.