The TESF Network Plus will develop a number of open-access resources over the lifetime of the project. These will include visual minutes of events, videos, briefing notes, background papers and project reports which you can browse here.

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Visual Minutes from the University of Bristol's Climate Emergency Discussion Forum

The visual minutes, which were created by Creative Connection, illustrate the breadth of the presentations and discussions which took place at the University of Bristol's Climate Emergency Discussion Forum in January 2020.

COVIDED - COVID-19 and Education in Somalia/Somaliland

A TESF COVID-19 research report on a project aimed to understand the impact of COVID-19 response on education in Somalia/Somaliland.

Intersecting perspectives on why water, food and livelihoods matter in transforming education for sustainable futures

Intersecting perspectives on why water, food and livelihoods matter in transforming education for sustainable futures.

Building a Reciprocal Relationship between Education and SDG 11

This paper discusses how building a reciprocal relationship between education and SDG 11 is a prerequisite for urban transformation and sustainability.

South Africa First Engagement Paper

This paper is a companion piece to the South African background paper and outlines the insight gained from our first engagement with a wide range of stakeholders, practitioners, activists and researchers in South Africa.

Re-imagining Curriculum in India: Charting a Path beyond the Pandemic

This video is a recording of a webinar which took place on 27 January 2021 as part of the seminar series Bristol Conversations in Education, which is run by the School of Education at the University of Bristol.

South Africa

In this background paper we consider both: 1) how education can contribute to sustainable development, and 2) how sustainable development can shape quality, relevant education. We also frame the meaning of education broadly, within a lifelong learning framework that includes formal education, technical and vocational education and training, work and learning, as well as social movement and community education and social learning.

Co-Creating Education for Sustainable Futures

The aim of this background paper is to explain the overall methodological approach and key concepts that inform our work as researchers within the Transforming Education for Sustainable Futures Network Plus. In particular, we will seek to explain what we mean by the idea of ‘knowledge co-creation’ which underpins our approach and what this means in practical terms for the design and implementation of research projects in the area of education for sustainable futures.


This country background paper examines the issues of sustainable development and education with regards to the current situation in Somalia/Somaliland. It expands on the TESF Somalia/Somaliland Briefing Note, which sets out the need for education systems in Somalia and Somaliland to be transformed and provides valuable context to aid understanding, analysis of and action on education and United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


This background paper discusses the situation of education in Rwanda, and the possibility of education to enhance sustainable development in Rwanda. It addresses key opportunities and challenges for different levels and forms of education to achieve sustainable development and identifies gaps that should be addressed so that education becomes a catalyst for the achievement of sustainable development in Rwanda.