Prof Leif Östman


Professor Leif Östman is professor of Curriculum Studies at Department of Education, Uppsala University, Sweden and Director of the Institute for Research in Education and Sustainable Development (IRESD), Member of the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO on Sustainability Issues and was 2014-2016 Chair of the Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD). Professor Östman is not only at the international forefront of research in education and sustainability issues he is also leading several research projects in this area, many of them international in location. He publishes widely on sustainability issues within curriculum theory, didactics and educational studies generally, and has developed research methodologies that travels across fields and disciplines.