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Category Archives: Blog

Blog articles written exclusively for Learning for Sustainability Scotland

Blog: How Open Education materials can enhance the practice of learning for sustainability practitioners

Ronald MacIntyre lives and works in the West Highlands with his family. He has a long term research education and social justice background and balances working for the Open University with voluntary work in the community and running a small croft. In 2016 Ronald developed the Open Education Practices task group with other interested members of […]

Blog: Exploring learning for sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals in youth work

Emily Beever is the Senior Development Officer (Policy and Research) at YouthLink Scotland, the national agency for youth work in Scotland. Emily co-ordinates YouthLink Scotland’s Members Network. The most recent Members Network took place in December 2016. As a valuable member of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland network, we asked her to update us on the […]

Meet our newest, and youngest, blog article writer Heather Cameron

Learning for Sustainability Scotland is delighted to introduce the newest member of the Blog article writing team. Heather is a 16 year old student at Dunbar Grammar School, and a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament for East Lothian. During 2015, she was one of the 15×15 year old Action/2015 ambassadors for the UK, which was a […]

What are the Learning for Sustainability Task Groups?

Abi Cornwall, Development Officer at Learning for Sustainability Scotland, gives an insight to the work of LfS Scotland and talks about how the task groups can become an incubator for exciting ideas and new collaborative projects. *** Our membership grows by the day (current numbers are sitting at 1160) and many new members might not […]

Rehema White looks forward to the international stage for learning for sustainability in 2016

Rehema White, (lecturer at St. Andrews University) inaugurated the Sustainable Development Programme at the University of St. Andrews. She sits on the local Transition steering group and is a Director of the Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery in Fife. Rehema’s research interests are around knowledge and sustainable development (including ESD, outdoor learning); sustainability governance (across communities, […]