Transforming Higher Education Teaching and Learning for Sustainability Competencies in Hong Kong Public Universities

  • Weiyan XIONG (Invited speaker)

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The Hong Kong Sustainable Campus Consortium (HKSCC) has well coordinated the efforts of eight University Grants Committee (UGC) funded universities in integrating sustainability into institutional strategies and practices. However, HKSCC primarily focuses on environmental management at the institutional level, and the educational function of HKSCC practices is more based on informal education settings to enhance university students’ sustainability awareness. Therefore, much attention is needed to be paid to integrating sustainability into teaching and learning in both formal and informal contexts. To explore the way of transforming higher education teaching and learning for sustainability, this presentation examines the relevant aspects of sustainability-related courses and extracurricular activities for students and professional development programs for faculty members at eight UGC-funded universities in Hong Kong. Moreover, this study proposes a holistic framework for integrating sustainability into higher education teaching and learning in Hong Kong.
Period19 Mar 2023
Event titleCGHE East Asia Researchers’ Meeting: Advancing Higher Education Research and Collaboration in East Asia amid National, Regional, and Global Challenges
Event typeSymposium
LocationHiroshima, JapanShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational