A Project Manager with a working knowledge of Learning for Sustainability practice and policy in Scottish schools is sought to lead on developing and coordinating the British Council Connecting Classrooms through Learning for Sustainability Programme in Scotland 2018-21. Part of an international British Council /DfID programme, the aim of this work is to support teachers […]
The Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS) Youth Network recently supported the Royal Highland Education Trust to give a fantastic opportunity to five young people aged 20-30, to discover more about sustainability and the Scottish food system, and then to share that learning with people of all ages at the Royal Highland Show. In this blog […]
6 ways to improve secondary level engagement using the UN Sustainable Development Goals Through learner engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, secondary teacher Jo Fraser has recognised the positive impact on the pupils she worked with and is excited about the diverse and significant opportunities for learning that arise when embedded throughout […]
A landmark report on the UK’s progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been published. ‘Measuring Up’, produced by UKSSD, paints a somewhat gloomy picture of the UK’s performance, whilst highlighting successes across the 17 SDGs that tackle issues from improving health, ending hunger, poverty, and inequality to taking action on climate change. In […]
This month, we welcome the bliss of long summer days, sunshine and warmth and the tantalizing promise of time away with family, friends or self. For many, it is also festival season, where the norms of urban life disappear and we come together for a temporary life in a field – energised by music. Music […]
Urgent action is needed to prevent UK slipping behind other nations on poverty, equality and the environment. A new report released today (3 July 2018) has highlighted why the UK should place the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the heart of its strategy. It calls on Theresa May to appoint a Cabinet-level SDG minister […]
The Launch of the Revised National Performance Framework Kirsten Leask, member of Learning for Sustainability Scotland and co-vice chair of our Steering Group attended the launch of the National Performance Framework earlier this month. Here she provides a detailed report on the launch event and discusses the positive impact the values and language of the […]
Welcome to the June update from our Steering Group. The white froth of cow parsley and hawthorn, and the long days of sunshine signal the promise of summer. The feeling of warmth on skin and the sounds of beasts on the wing make water more appealing. We can absorb the calm from a full moon […]
Rebecca, Scotland Programme Manager for EAUC shares her experiences and reflections on the Impressions Project.
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?