Briefing note

Collaboration and Capacity Development for TESF

This briefing note sets out the network’s understandings of collaborations and capacity development and how these relate to activities within the network. It also outlines the main elements of the network’s approach to monitoring, evaluation and learning.


This briefing note provides an introduction to education and sustainable development in India and raises key research questions that need to be addressed in order to examine education for sustainable development, education for sustainable cities and communities, and education for climate action.


This is a briefing note on transforming education for sustainable development in Rwanda.


This is a briefing note on transforming education for sustainable futures in Somalia/ Somaliland.

Introducing TESF

This briefing note introduces the Transforming Education for Sustainable Futures (TESF) Network Plus and how it seeks to develop the knowledge, skills and agency needed to contribute to transforming education for sustainable development.

Addressing Cross-cutting Inequalities in TESF

TESF has identified three cross-cutting inequalities which will be addressed through the work of the network. These inequalities relate to gender, poverty and the devaluation of indigenous knowledge as an ongoing legacy of European colonialism. This briefing note provides a set of reflective questions which are intended to stimulate thinking about assumptions, thinking and practice within the network.

Climate Change and Education

This briefing note provides a short summary of some of the current debates and state of the research in relation to climate change and education.

Learning for Sustainable Livelihoods: Beyond SDG 8

This briefing note focuses on how learning for all, but especially marginalised groups, can be transformed to support decent, sustainable livelihoods as part of just transitions.