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General Election 2017 – All the Scottish Manifestos

With one week to go till the ballots are open for the General Election it’s likely that you already know who will get your all important vote. If not, or if you have someone you’d like to persuade, it’s worth having a look at the manifestos for the major players in Scottish politics to see who […]

Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Initial Teacher Education in the UK: Progress and Opportunities

In September 2015, 193 countries across the world, including the UK, agreed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  They set a challenge for every country to tackle poverty, inequality, climate change and sustainable development with Education, and learning as a central component. SDG 4 is specifically about education through all aspects of life, and target 4.7 relates […]

Global Intimacy: Learning to Love Your Planet (Pete Higgins TED talk)

Pete Higgins – Learning for Sustainability Scotland Director – is currently Professor of Outdoor and Environmental Education in the University of Edinburgh and is Dean in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is an advisor on environmental sustainability education to the Scottish Government, the UK Commission for UNESCO and other UK, European and […]

Blog: It’s Not Just About Learning – We Need Better Sustainability Careers Advice

Rebecca Petford lives in Fife and works for the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges’ Scotland Office, based in Queen Margaret University in Musselburgh. EAUC support universities and colleges to meet their sustainability obligations and push further to make their environmental and social impacts increasingly positive, through training and networking events and development of tools […]

LfS: Connections with Nature conference 12 May 2017

The 12th of May is getting closer and closer but it’s not too late to book your place if you haven’t already done so. We now have a confirmed Programme for the day – have a look at it HERE. And if you would like to book your FREE place before it’s too late – have […]