Working with personal data? Are you ready for GDPR?

Blog Posts, LfS Scotland News, News Items - Thu 17th May 2018, 5:08PM

Abi Cornwall, Development Officer for Learning for Sustainability Scotland has been working through various guides to get us ready for the upcoming changes to data legislation (GDPR). Here she outlines the main themes of the compliance and asks: With the deadline for compliance fast approaching, how ready are you? 


Secondary School Teacher Survey – give your views for a chance to win £100 in Traidcraft vouchers

Blog Posts, LfS in Schools - Mon 14th May 2018, 3:58PM

As part of their EU project:  Global Issues, Global Subjects, Scotdec have developed a survey aimed at secondary school teachers in Scotland. The survey is looking to establish your views on the learning support available for Secondary teachers, particularly with a focus on Learning for Sustainability and Global Citizenship – which are, as you know […]


Event Update: Embedding Sustainability in Vocational Courses

Colleges & Universities Task Groups, Resources & Reports - Wed 2nd May 2018, 10:29AM

The ESD TSN met on the 17th April to discuss Embedding Sustainability in Vocational Courses. The session was aimed at both Further and Higher education. The session included the following presentations: Embedding Sustainability education into core and elective routes in undergraduate teacher education – Dr Alan Britton (University of Glasgow) Launch of Workbooks to support […]


Report: Reflecting on the Emergence of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: A Call for Action in Scotland (East, M & White, RM)

Blog Posts, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 26th March 2018, 5:09PM

Announcing an indepth and insightful report written in collaboration between May East (UNITAR Fellow) and Rehema M. White (University of St Andrews, Learning for Sustainability Scotland). Here they reflect on historic and contemporary understanding of sustainable development in theory and practice in Scotland and beyond. They describe the emergence of the Sustainable Development Goals and start […]


Meet our Members: Solutions for the Planet tell us about their Big Ideas competition

Annual General Meetings, Blog Posts, Membership - Wed 7th February 2018, 2:53PM

Solutions for the Planet are a social enterprise working in Glasgow and Falkirk (as well as nationally). They are a  small team of 4, working across different areas in the UK and their vision is for “a generation of young people ready and able to respond to 21st Century sustainability challenges.” Learning for Sustainability Scotland was the […]


Event update: Measuring Sustainability in the Curriculum, 10 January 2018

Colleges & Universities Task Groups, Past Events - Mon 5th February 2018, 12:52PM

This event – jointly hosted by EAUC & Learning for Sustainability Scotland on 10th January 2018 was very well attended by members of both organisations. The workshop set the context for sustainability in the curriculum, highlighted what is being done so far in Universities and Colleges, asked what we can learn from other approaches and looked […]


Our member: Solutions for the Planet, blogs about the LfS Scotland AGM

Blog Posts, Past Events - Thu 1st February 2018, 5:36PM

It’s always great to know that our members enjoy our events and workshops, and it’s even better to learn that they enjoyed the event or workshop so much they felt compelled to write about it. But that’s just what Jess Mitchell from Solutions for the Planet did over on their own website. You can read […]


Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP (Minister for Further & Higher Education and Sciences) launches the Vision 2030+ Report

LfS in Schools, LfS in Schools task group, News Items - Wed 31st January 2018, 6:37PM

The full transcript from Minister for Further and Higher Education and Sciences Shirley-Anne Somerville (MSP)’s speech, formally launching the Vision 2030+ Report is now available to download. Before introducing Irmeli Halinen, Formerly Head of Curriculum Development at the National Agency of Education (FNAE), Finland at her lecture in September 2017 at the University of Edinburgh, Shirley-Anne […]


All the news from our January AGM & Networking Day (with links to reports)

Annual General Meetings, Membership, Past Events - Wed 31st January 2018, 5:05PM

The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 18  January 2018 at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was  Learning for the Future – Whose Voice Counts? The workshops contributed to the UK Stakeholders Action Plan for the SDGs and focused on how to engage young people in Scotland’s Year of […]


Programme & Speakers confirmed for the AGM & Network Gathering

Annual General Meetings, Courses & Events, Past Events - Wed 13th December 2017, 5:16PM

As we reach the second anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018begins this year’s annual gathering will consider how to how best to release the potential of everyone -individuals, communities and sectors- to create human and planetary wellbeing . With a challenging contribution from journalist and political commentator Joyce McMillan, particular emphasis will […]