ST Resources

There are a range of resources, including links to other resources pages, that you might find useful when embedding Sustainability Thinking in your subject(s).

GENERAL SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT WEBSITES for UNIVERSITIES

The Australian National Learning and Teaching Sustainability website contains sustainability education curriculum resources, examples of subjects and courses, and a list of people who are active in Australia in bringing sustainability into their learning and teaching – the website be searched in multiple ways.

The Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future (International) website is a UNESCO resource that provides professional development for student teachers, teachers, curriculum developers, education policy makers, and authors of educational materials. The modules are divided into 4 themes: Curriculum Rationale, Sustainable Development Across the Curriculum, Contemporary Issues; and Teaching & Learning Strategies.

The Canterbury University Christchurch University (UK) website Futures Initiative: Developing Futures Thinking is an excellent and easy to follow guide for why sustainability education is important in Universities and how this can be pursued.

RMIT University have an excellent set of resources, including a practical toolkit and templates, to support staff in enhancing and embedding sustainability within the curriculum, for all programs – see RMIT Learning & Teaching for Sustainability and the RMIT Learning & Teaching for Sustainability Tool Kit.

DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC WEBSITES

HEALTH & ALLIED HEALTH 

The United Kingdon National Health Scheme (NHS) has a major initiative for incorporating sustainability into all their practices. Case studies and resources for development of sustainability in the NHS is at the Sustainable Development Unit of NHS and a range of resources, guides and case studies can be found on the NHS Sustainability Resources page.

Griffiths University teaches Sustainability and Health as a subject in their Public Health Degree program.

Australian (Victoria) based Climate and Health Alliance website: http://caha.org.au

Kathryn Cook, CEO of Western Health – video on Sustainability in Health Care 

Victorian Department of Health Sustainability in Healthcare website

PVC Recovery in Hospitals video – incl Western Health anaesthetist Dr Forbes McGain

United States video on Recycling  surgical wrapping to make conference bags by disability services 

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