Sustainability Education Links

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education 

AASHE provides resources, professional development, and support networks to higher education institutions in order to model and advance sustainability, from governance and operations to education and research. US based.

Australian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) 

ACTS is an association promoting sustainability in the Australian and New Zealand tertiary sectors. ACTS’ mission is to promote the integration of the principles of sustainability within learning and teaching and across campus operations.

The Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors

The ACEDD is an association of representatives of Australian universities responsible for environmental science and study programs in Higher Education

The Australian Research Institute for Environment and Sustainability

ARIES promotes learning and change for sustainability incorporating both research and practical facilitation. Participatory and systems-based approaches to build capacity for change towards sustainability are implemented. Based at Macquarie University.

Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit

The Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit assists schools and communities develop a process for creating locally relevant and culturally appropriate education. The Toolkit is based on the dovetailing of sustainability efforts in communities and educational systems. 

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

Sustainability education resources 

EfS Professional Learning Hub

The Education for Sustainability Professional Learning Hub (the Hub) is an interactive online learning network that supports sustainability professionals who use Education for Sustainability (EfS) to create change. The Hub is a platform for learning and exchange, working to connect, equip and motivate people who work in EfS.

The Higher Education Academy (UK)

The Higher Education Academy’s Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Project helps institutions and subject communities develop curricula and pedagogy that will give students the skills and knowledge to live and work sustainably. Resources, network and research papers are available. The HEA also has an Education for Sustainable Development Project Weekly e-Bulletin. To subscribe, email with ‘subscribe hea-esd-news’ in the body

International Association of Universities — Sustainable Development.

IAU, is the UNESCO-based association of higher education institutions. It brings together institutions and organisations from some 150 countries for reflection and action on common concerns including sustainable development

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LFS)

ESD Canada is a network that brings together a broad range of stakeholders from across the country to support systemic change toward Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within the formal, non-formal and informal education systems

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

Leading the research community in a national interdisciplinary effort to generate the information needed by decision-makers in government and in vulnerable sectors and communities to manage the risks of climate change impact

Sustainability Educators e-List

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TAFE NSW Sustainability Hub

Teaching and Learning resources for skills and knowledge in sustainability

The UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education

UNESCO is the lead agency for the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014), and seeks to integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning, in order to address the social, economic, cultural and environmental problems faced in the 21st century.

University Leaders for a Sustainable Future
The Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF) promotes sustainability as a critical focus of teaching, research, operations and outreach at colleges and universities worldwide through publications, research, and assessment.

ULSF is also the Secretariat the Talloires Declaration, a ten-point action plan committing institutions to sustainability and environmental literacy in teaching and practice.