The Transformative Education for Sustainability Institute (TESI) was established by Dr. Timothy Bedford in Oulu, Finland. The work of the institute is based on strong sustainability values and principles such as the Earth Charter.

The institute focuses on 3 main areas of Education for Sustainability:

  • Training of teachers as school-based sustainability change agents
  • Action research and Education for Sustainability implementation
  • Educational consultancy and project development for empowering schools to foster sustainability.

Examples of work so far undertaken in these areas include: