Whilst retired from academia, I have some availability for consultancy. My skills and contribution include: research, advice, writing, editing, refereeing/commenting on proposals, workshops, and lecturing – including keynote addresses.

Sustainable Education Consultancy

My lectures and keynotes tend to be on: global challenges and the need for full education response; whole institutional change towards sustainability; the nature of sustainability education –why, what, how; paradigm change in education; transformative learning; systems thinking and learning.

For more details, please contact me at hello@sustainableeducation.co.uk.

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Sustainable Education Re-visioning Learning and Change
Sustainable Education Re-visioning Learning and Change

This publication shows how a systemic change of educational culture towards the realization of human potential and the interdependence of social, economic and ecological wellbeing can lead to transformative learning.

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“Stephen has certainly for a long time been one of the most important experts UNESCO has worked with in ESD.”

Alexander Leicht, Chief of Education for Sustainable Development Section, UNESCO

“The circular economy is an expression of systems thinking and in all our insight publishing and educational work we owe a great debt of gratitude to Stephen’s clarity and perseverance in this arena.”

Ken Webster, Head of Innovation, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

About Stephen Sterling

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My stuff

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Whilst now retired as Emeritus Professor of Sustainabilty Education at the University of Plymouth, Stephen has some consultancy availability.

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“He has made an outstanding and incalculable contribution to the academic development of Education for Sustainability and indeed his scholarship, research and teaching have been ground-breaking in so many different ways. As a result of his leadership, countless graduates and alumni are now in influential positions across many different countries, acting as champions for EFS in schools, universities, ministries of education, NGOs and many other organisations.”

Ros Wade, Professor of Sustainability Education, London South Bank University