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Scotland's United Nations Recognised Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development

About us

Learning for Sustainability Scotland – Scotland’s United Nations Recognised Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development – is a network of organisations and individuals working to harness the full potential of learning to create a flourishing, sustainable world; where communities value the natural environment; societies are inclusive, equitable and peaceful; and a vibrant economy contributes to flourishing ecosystems.

Learning for Sustainability Scotland is hosted by the University of Edinburgh and is part of a growing global network of more than 150 RCE’s (RCE Network). This international network allows regions to share and learn from each other, and establish or strengthen international partnerships.

What we do

Learning for Sustainability Scotland’s members work together to deliver LfS across all aspects of learning and advance the understanding and practice of LfS in Scotland so it reaches its full potential through:

Identifying and sharing existing knowledge, expertise and lessons learned between Scotland’s educators, institutions and communities

Actively generating new knowledge and approaches to Learning for Sustainability through cooperative partnerships, projects, initiatives and research

Monitoring, evaluating, and gap analysis of progress on Learning for Sustainability in Scotland

Providing advice on LfS to practitioners, policy and decision-makers

Sharing our learning internationally and providing a mechanism for members to learn from others around the world as part of the RCE Network