case studies & clients

case studies

education policy transformed

In 2014 the UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development drew to a close and Scotland was recognised by UNESCO as a world leader in Learning for Sustainability in schools. With the help of Natural Change, the country had made a fundamental shift, from an approach that relied largely on the commitment of outstanding individual educators and institutions, to embedding Learning for Sustainability within the cultural structures of the education system. Read more…

education practice transformed

Inspired by her participation in a Natural Change project, Principal Teacher Roseleen Shanley transformed sustainability educational practice across Bucksburn Academy. The Aberdeen comprehensive secondary school developed a variety of long term partnerships with public, private and third sector organisations; attracted EU funding for international collaboration; and has been commended for its achievements by the Scottish Parliament. Read more…

environmental growth in cornwall

The first of its kind, Cornwall’s environmental growth strategy introduces the concept of environmental growth, shifting away from associating the environment as something to be protected, instead celebrating our relationship with the rest of nature as positive and vital. This work was led by a Rachael Bice, a senior manager in the Council, whose novel and ambitious approach was informed by the conviction, courage and insight she gained through Natural Change. Read more…

transformational higher education for performance artists

The BA in Contemporary Performance Practice at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is total immersion in a challenging programme with a central philosophy that human beings make art in order to understand better the world in which they live. The programme was significantly shaped by Natural Change. Read more…


Over the last 20 years the NC team have worked on change, leadership and sustainability programmes with many organisations, including:

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