Life-Link Friendship Schools Association is a non-profit organisation, based in Sigtuna, Sweden. It promotes cooperation between and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) of students all over the world.

Life-Link’s philosophy is based on the 3Cs: Care for Yourself, Care for Others and Care for Nature, using insights from natural and social sciences.

Life-Link is neither politically nor religiously aligned and was established in 1987. It has international contacts in more than 60 countries.

Life-Link is organised at three levels:

  1. Classes, committees or clubs at schools supported by teachers, parents and other committed people.

  2. National and Regional coordinators and advisers

  3. Head office and Board at Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket (SSHL ), Sigtuna, Sweden.

The homepage address is:


Members of the Life-Link Board are senior persons from external organisations and leaders, teachers and students from SSHL:

Daniel Demitz-Helin, Student SSHL

Eva Fellin, Teacher SSHL, Secretary

Ian Gavin, Vice Principal SSHL

Anna Johansson, Teacher SSHL

Frans Lenglet, PhD, former director of SWEDESD

Carl Lindberg, Vice President Uppsala City Council

Emma Lindquist, Student SSHL

Peder Palmstierna, Teacher Folkungaskolan Linköping

Lars Rydén, Professor Emeritus, Uppsala University

Amanda Wieland, Student SSHL

Libby Ye, Student SSHL

Lars T. Johnson, PhD, SSHL Alumnus 1960, Chair