Centre for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development (CCL)
The Centre for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development (CCL) is a research and learning centre based at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences. The Centre holds the UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Lifestyles and coordinates the International Partner Network. CCL aims to contribute to national and international projects on education for sustainable development and to strengthen partnerships on this topic. The University has over 20 years experience coordinating international research collaboration on consumer education and education for sustainable lifestyles through the Partnership for Education and Research about Responsibly Living.
The Centre works to advance knowledge at all levels of society, from the classroom to national and international levels. CCL promotes learning approaches and produces educational toolkits on topics including consumer issues, sustainable lifestyles, and social learning. The Centre supports policy development and provides curriculum guidance. CCL contributes to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and is an active partner in international programmes including the Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development (led by UNESCO) and the 10 year framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (coordinated by UN Environment).