Online course: Pathways to Sustainability

This course takes you through the STEPS Centre’s core conceptual approach, the Pathways Approach to sustainability, and how it can be applied in research and practice. The course builds on the STEPS Summer School run annually by the STEPS Centre.

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How to use this course

The course builds on the Summer School on Pathways to Sustainability run annually by the STEPS Centre at the University of Sussex. It opens up critical approaches to sustainability through a series of video lectures, readings and links to real-life examples.

There is no fee or time-limit on this course, and you are welcome to study it at your own pace or use it as an aid to teaching.

Watch a short introduction to the course from STEPS Centre Co-Director, Professor Ian Scoones.


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1: The Pathways Approach
2: Uncertainty
3: Policy processes
4: Tech & innovation
5: Resource politics
6: Methods