News & Blogs: Courses & Events Summaries

Engaging with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Fri 29th March 2019 - Courses & Events Summaries

An LfS Scotland  workshop held at Moray House, University of Edinburgh on 26th March 2019. “By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development.’ UN 2015 In 2015 all United Nation member states signed up to 17 ambitious, universal Sustainable Development Goals. The aim of the SDGs is… [read more]


Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2018 AGM

Tue 22nd January 2019 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates

The Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 16 January at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was The Power of Storytelling: Learning from the Past to Inform the Present and Inspire the Future. Over sixty members came to explore the theme and the future work of Learning for Sustainability Scotland, to… [read more]


TEESNET 11th Annual Conference welcomes UNESCO’s lead on Education for Sustainable Development, Alexander Leicht

Tue 26th June 2018 - Courses & Events Summaries, Sustainable Development Goals

Getting to the Heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) UNESCO’s Alexander Leicht will be joined by educator, teacher and NGO delegates as well as fellow speakers Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser for Oxfam and Manju Patel Nair, Education Consultant & Trainer from HEC Global Learning Centre, to explore the conference theme: ‘Getting to the Heart… [read more]


Event Update: Embedding Sustainability in Vocational Courses

Wed 2nd May 2018 - Courses & Events Summaries

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… [read more]


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

Mon 5th February 2018 - Courses & Events Summaries

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… [read more]


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

Thu 1st February 2018 - Courses & Events Summaries

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… [read more]


Taking Action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals across Communities & Schools Event

Thu 9th November 2017 - Courses & Events Summaries

This SDG themed network forum event was jointly hosted by the SDGs task group and the newly formed Communities & LfS task group and set up to meet both group’s outcomes and objectives.  It was also held after members responding to our annual members survey demonstrated a need and an interest in exploring the Sustainable… [read more]


Teacher Education and the UN Sustainable Development Goals – TEESNet Conference September 2017

Mon 2nd October 2017 - Courses & Events Summaries

Outcomes from LfS Scotland’s joint seminar  with Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability Network (TEESNet) in March 2017, Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Initial Teacher Education in the UK: Progress and Opportunities were used to develop the well attended Conference in September 2017 at Liverpool Hope University focussing  on Making the Sustainable Development… [read more]


Report from the Meeting of the UK Regional Centres of Expertise in ESD – June 2017

Thu 17th August 2017 - Courses & Events Summaries, RCE Network

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 uncertainty… [read more]


Registration open for Sustainable Scotland Network Conference on 1 November 2016

Mon 19th September 2016 - Courses & Events Summaries

Taking place on 1 November 2016, the SSN conference – Public Sector Climate Action: Pathways to 2030 is now open for bookings. The SSN conference is the meeting place for public sector professionals working to improve Scotland’s response to climate change and to promote sustainable development. It brings together representatives from Scotland’s public sector plus… [read more]