Frans Lenglet recently retired from the directorship of the Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD) at Uppsala University, Visby, Sweden. With partners in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America he continues to be engaged in identifying, designing, testing, researching and disseminating appropriate and effective content, approaches and methods of “learning for sustainable change”, in formal, non-formal and informal educational settings.   Such learning aims at empowering individuals, communities and organizations to reach and act on sustainable choices about the cultural, social, economic and bio-physical conditions affecting their own livelihoods and well-being as well as those of other people and future generations, within planetary boundaries. Frans Lenglet received his PhD in International Development Education from Stanford University.