Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 234

Full Length Research Paper

Towards a theoretical model linking university education to climate change interventions in the African context

David Ssekamatte
  • David Ssekamatte
  • Department of Management, Uganda Management Institute, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 23 January 2020
  •  Accepted: 13 March 2020
  •  Published: 31 March 2020


Boyde MC, Hume T (2015). Addressing the Challenge of Climate Changes: the Potential Role of Development Education in the Tertiary Sector. In S. McCloskey (Ed.), Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review, pp. 63-86.


Braun V, Clarke V (2006). Using Thematic Analysis in Psychology. Qualitative Research in Psychology 3(2):1-41.


Cordero EC, Todd AM, Abellera D (2008). Climate change education and ecological foot print. American Meteorological Society, pp. 865-872. 


Eyong CT (2007). Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Sustainable Development; Relevance for Africa. In: E. K. Boon and L. Hens (Eds.), Tribes and Tribals Bonn, Germany: Kamla-Raj Enterprises pp. 121-139.


Farmer T, Cook J (2013). Climate Change Science: A mordern Synthesis: Springer Science + Business Media. Volume 1.


Filho WL (2010). Climate Change at Universities: Results of a World Survey. In: W. L. Filho (Ed.), Universities and Climate Change, pp. 1-19.


Filho WL, Pace P (2016). Teaching Education for Sustainable Development: Implications on Learning Programmes at Higher Education. In: W. L. Filho and P. Pace (Eds.), Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, pp. 1-6.


Kagawa F, Selby D (2010). Introduction to "Education and Climate Change: Living and Learning in Interesting Times". In: F. Kagawa and D. Selby (Eds.), Education and Climate Change: Living and Learning in Interesting Times, New York: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group. pp. 1-11.


Kaya HO, Seleti YN (2013). African Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Relevance of Higher Education in South Africa. The International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives 12(1):30-44.


Lemons J (2011). The Urgent Need for Universities to Comprehensively Address Global Climate Change Across Disciplines and Programs. Environmental Management 48: 379-391.


Metz T (2016). Recent Philosophical Approaches to Social Protection: From Capability to Ubuntu. Global Social Policy 16(2):132-150.


Mugumbate J, Nyanguru A (2013). Exploring African Philosophy: The value of Ubuntu in Social Work. African Journal of Social Work 3:1.


Nussbaum B (2003). African Culture and Ubuntu: Reflections of a South African in America. World Business Academy 17(1):1-12.


Patton MQ (2015). Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications Incorporated.


Rohweder L, Virtanen A (2009). Developing the Model on the Learning for Sustainable Development in Higher Education. Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability 11(1):31-42.


Stern N (2008). The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review New York: Cambridge University Press.


Teferra D, Albach PG (2004). African Higher Education; Challenges for the 21st Century. Higher Education 47:21-50.


United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2015). Putting Climate Change Education into Practice. Paris France: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization.


Virtenen A (2010). Learning for Climate Responsibility: Via Consciousness to Action. In: W. L. Filho (Ed.), Universities and Climate Change, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 231-240.


Yin RK (2012). Application of Case Study Research (3rd ed.). Los Angeles: Sage Publications Incorporated.