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

Author Archives: Admin

Reports from the Meeting of the UK Regional Centre of Expertise in ESD – June 2017

LfS Scotland hosted a successful meeting of the UK Regional Centres of Expertise in ESD in Edinburgh in June 20th/21st 2017 with participants drawn from 6 RCEs from across the UK. The aims of the programme were: • Promoting the key values and actions needed to take forward SDGs at a time of insecurity and […]

Research Into Action Briefings. Available Now to Download.

The Research into Action Briefings series was written to support engagement with published educational research in relation to Learning for Sustainability across the schools education community. The following titles are available to view or download: LfS Research Briefings – No.1: LfS and Attainment in Schools. 2016, Christie, B; Higgins, P. LfS Research Briefings – No. […]

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 […]