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IJIET 2015 Vol.5(12): 905-909 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2015.V5.635

Developing Sustainability Indicators for Higher Education Institutions in Taiwan

Wen-Sheng Wang and Gregory S. Ching

Abstract—Higher education institutions are organizations that are crucial to the society. Being considered as a public good, hence, being sustainable is an important issue. This paper shall attempt to discuss the development of the sustainability indicators meant for higher education institutions. This presentation focuses the discussion on sustainability indicators developed mostly in the North America, Europe, and Taiwan. In addition, the sustainability tracking assessment and rating system (STARS) are also analyzed for items that are relevant to the higher education institutions in Taiwan. Lastly, the study shall contribute to the idea that maintaining a green sustainable institution for future generation is a must in the higher education institutions of today.

Index Terms—Sustainability, indicators, higher education institutions, literary review, educational policy.

W.-S. Wang is with the National Central University, Taiwan (e-mail: vincenwan@hotmail.com).
G. S. Ching is with the Graduate School of Educational Leadership and Development, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan (e-mail: gregory_ching@yahoo.com).


Cite: Wen-Sheng Wang and Gregory S. Ching, "Developing Sustainability Indicators for Higher Education Institutions in Taiwan," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 905-909, 2015.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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