Sustainable Communities for Learning


The Welsh Government’s Sustainable Communities for Learning aims to enhance teaching and learning within a sustainable environment. It advocates a better use of resources to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the education estate throughout Wales, whilst also delivering social benefits to local communities including providing high quality training, skills and employment opportunities.


Welsh Education Partnership (WEP)


The Welsh Education Partnership is a 25-year strategic partnership between the Welsh Government, Meridiam and the Development Bank of Wales to design, build, finance, operate and maintain education infrastructure over a 25-year period.

The objectives are to establish a stable and long-term partnership that delivers education and community facilities in line with the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015, providing demonstrable value for money to the public sector and transparency to national and local stakeholders

Furthermore, the Partnership seeks to develop, invest and manage projects that offer additional beneficial outcomes for local communities.


  • Act for the next generation and make decisions today that are sustainable and relevant in the long term.
  • Respect rigorous Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards.
  • Be local and believe in frequent and constructive dialogue with public and private actors and local citizens.
  • Go beyond and be an active member and shaper of the global community of responsive investors in infrastructure.
  • Share the experience, vision and ambition with the rest of the world.