20 Jul '12, 9am

The Importance of Embedding Sustainability in Secondary Education Curriculums

The Importance of Embedding Sustainability in Secondary Education Curriculums

poorly integrate sustainability with other curriculum and across departments . Sustainability on many campuses is still a buzzword used to help with student recruitment and public perception, not a central organizing principle for higher education. Because of this, sustainability curriculums are tacked on to programs as an elective. This approach does not teach students how to think critically about future challenges facing their world. This is particularly true in business education. Sustainability has as much to do with business management as does economics and accounting. Training students on how to approach complex problems, how to employ systems thinking, and how to engage younger workers who care deeply about sustainability by implementing it throughout the company cannot be done with dated and often inaccurate case studies that are the staple of most MBA programs. F...

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