Learning and Teaching Standards for Environment and Sustainability

The Environment and Sustainability Learning and Teaching Academic Standards (LTAS) project aims to develop Threshold Learning Outcomes (TLOs) for the environment and sustainability field – documenting what students need to know and be able to do to upon graduation.

The project team has consultated with a wide range of stakeholders including students, professional associations, employers and civil society organisations to help develop the draft TLOs. We are currently piloting the latest version (v0.9.1) with a variety of tertiary programs.

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Project Update

November 5 2014 Written by

Where are we up to?

  • All consultation is now complete.
  • The next draft (v0.9.1), the Pilot Draft, is now available for download (using the button at the top right of the page).
  • Piloting of the latest version will take place throughout November 2014.
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Consultation Results

October 22 2014 Written by

The Project consultation involved two stages; the first being a series of face to face workshops and the second being targeted consultation to fill "gaps".


  • 7 workshops
  • 2 meetings
  • 1 Q&A Session
  • 3 online forums
  • Targeted email to 163 'gaps'
  • 236 individuals engaged
  • Over 2500 comments logged throughout the consultation.

The key recommendations resulting from the consultation were:

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