Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals – A Secondary Teacher’s Experience

Blog Posts, LfS in Schools, Sustainable Development Goals - Fri 17th August 2018, 12:13PM

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 […]


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

Courses & Events, LfS in Schools, Sustainable Development Goals - Tue 26th June 2018, 3:16PM

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Vision 2030+, the Concluding Report of the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group, has been formally accepted and launched by Ministers.

LfS in Schools, LfS in Schools task group, News Items - Thu 9th November 2017, 6:13PM

The Report celebrates the progress that has been made by Scottish Schools and reaffirms the importance of LfS as an entitlement for all learners. It also sets out the vision for LfS through to 2030 – the target date for realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In launching the Vision 2030+ Report, Shirley-Anne Somerville […]


New Report sets out the Vision for Learning for Sustainability in Scotland’s schools to 2030 and beyond

LfS in Schools, LfS in Schools task group, News Items - Tue 7th June 2016, 12:11PM

Vision 2030 +, the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group’s concluding report  has been published,  setting out  a Vision for Learning for Sustainability in Scotland’s schools to 2030 and beyond. The report establishes convergence between LfS and the 2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals as a direction for further policy development to 2030 (the 15-year period […]


SNH Report: Teaching, Learning & Play in the Outdoors

LfS in Schools, News Items - Thu 26th March 2015, 6:11PM

SNH commissioned report on teaching, learning & play in the outdoors: a survey of school & pre-school provision in Scotland is now available to read. This research considers to what extent, in what ways and with what impacts schools and pre-schools are utilising the school grounds, local areas, and other places beyond as settings for […]