Since 2016, Polar Aspect have offered inspiring educational programmes to schools and universities.  Foremost amongst our educational services are our innovative Model Arctic Council programmes.

Since 2012, Polar Aspect have also offered bespoke consulting services to government, business and the third-sector. Our particular focus is on Arctic public policy and government strategy, in keeping with our expertise in Arctic policy and governance.

Our services are grounded in real Arctic professional experience.  Polar Aspect’s founder and Managing Principal, Dr Anthony Speca, has served as senior policy official in the Canadian Arctic, as well as a teacher in both secondary-school and university settings.


If you represent a school, a university or other educational institution wishing to introduce or enhance learning about the Arctic, Polar Aspect are pleased to offer:

  • Experiential learning at secondary-school or university through Model Arctic Council or other simulation pedagogy
  • Guest teaching at secondary-schools for courses such as Geography, Government and Politics, Economics, Philosophy and Ethics, etc
  • Guest lecturing at university for courses concerned with Arctic human geography, Arctic policy and politics, Arctic international relations, etc
  • Development of Arctic-related course materials, or integrating the Arctic within existing schemes of work


If you represent a government, business, or international, political or third-sector organisation concerned with the Arctic, Polar Aspect are pleased to offer:

  • Bespoke research on the Arctic political, social and economic context
  • Analysis of Arctic public policy, from design to impact
  • Development and evaluation of Arctic-related public or organisational strategy
  • Government or business negotiation in the Arctic
  • Executive training on Arctic issues


If you wish to discuss how our Arctic-related consulting and educational services might be of benefit to you or your project, please do not hesitate to contact us.