Ellen Macarthur Foundation


Higher Education

In this section you’ll find information on the Foundation’s work in Higher Education.

Take part in a free circular economy online course

As part of our innovation work, the Foundation is piloting a open online course in the Circular Economy


Education Impact Report

The report reflects our progress and achievements, and looks ahead to the Foundation’s future educational activities with partner institutions and organisations across the world.


Ken Webster's TEDx Talk

The Foundation’s Head of Innovation introduces the circular economy in Tallinn, Estonia.


Circular Economy

Why is the circular economy important in education? Head of Innovation Ken Webster introduces the concept and the implications for learners and educators.


PG Cert in the Circular Economy

Find out about the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Post Graduate Certificate in the Circular Economy


Circular economy graphics

These high-resolution diagrams can be used as a stimulus for discussion and debate on topics around the circular economy.


The circular economy Wiki

Read, feedback and improve: an open source guide to the circular economy.


Education News

Re-thinking Progress, save the date: ...
12th January 2015 – The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is pleased to reveal the dates for our second Re-thinkin...
Schmidt-MacArthur Summer School 2014:...
1st July 2014 – Day 5 marked the last day of the Summer School and the time when Fellows would present ...
Schmidt-MacArthur Summer School 2014:...
27th June 2014 – Sessions included: Ask Ellen, learning from nature with Michael Pawlyn and discussing h...
Schmidt-MacArthur Summer School 2014:...
26th June 2014 – Fellows and Mentors travelled to London for the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit.

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Resource downloads

Film clips, publications, colour graphics, presentations…raw material for a range of educational activities.


Global Partners of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Circular Economy 100 Members