ERIC Number: ED445888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Joint Conference on Engineering Education and Training for Sustainable Development (Paris, France, September 24-26, 1997). Final Report.
Sustainability must be integrated into all levels of engineering education, from foundation courses to ongoing projects and research. This report contains the proceedings of the Joint Conference on Engineering Education and Training for Sustainable Development. The objectives of the conference were to define the essential knowledge and skills of the environmentally literate engineer, agree on the fundamental principles of teaching, assist educators in developing curricula, provide examples of initiatives, and establish a network for a continuing exchange of information and experience. The report includes an executive summary, an introduction, the conference program, notes from the opening session, keynote addresses, working groups, plenary presentations of case studies and a closing session, and conference conclusions and recommendations. (WRM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Environment Programme, Paris (France).
Note: Other conference partners were World Federation of Engineering Organizations, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and Ecole Nationale de Ponts et Chaussees. Edited by Robin Clarke.