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

Category Archives: Establishing an RCE for Scotland

LfS Scotland Steering Group elected

We are delighted to announce the new LfS Scotland Steering Group are: Kate Campbell – Sustrans Geoff Fagan – The CADISPA Trust Ulli Kockel – Heriot Watt University Kirsten Leask – The Soil Association Sara Lee – Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Marie Jeanne McNaughton – The University of Strathclyde Rebekah Stackhouse – […]

A name for the RCE Scotland

As the name UN University Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development is a bit of a mouthful, and RCE Scotland  doesn’t really tell anyone what the organisation is about, a new name was needed. After long debate it has finally been agreed that RCE Scotland will be known as Learning for Sustainability Scotland or LfS […]

First RCE Forum Session – Event Summary

On Tuesday the 19th February, the first RCE Forum Session was held at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh. Although we made everybody work hard for their sandwiches the event was really positive and we now have a huge amount to take forward in this first stage of development. All contributions will feed into the development of the […]

RCE status achieved

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the RCE Scotland application bid was successful. This year there were 32 RCE applications submitted for consideration from across the world, 15 from Europe, and the UNU have acknowledged 15 new RCEs for official announcement in January 2013. This will bring the total number of […]

Final version submitted

The final version of the RCE Scotland application document has now been submitted to the UNU for processing. This marks the final part of the document-based application process. All documents can be found in the Resource section: RCE Application (final) 10/09/12 UNU Ubuntu Peers will review all RCE submissions in November with a decision reached […]