Some lessons to be learned by higher education institutions and their stakeholders, were as follows:
- SDG 10 Reduced Quality is becoming a major trend in education for sustainable development globally
- SDG 4 Quality Education is perceived as an impactful area in education for sustainable development
- Governance issues and limited resources in the global south remain critical issues and need to be addressed through international cooperation and knowledge transfer
- Mobilizing resources to address the above-mentioned issues and stronger partnerships (SDG: 17 Partnerships for the goals) can promote inclusive and impactful education and research for sustainable development.