News & Blogs: LfS in Schools

#ThisisLfS: Colmonell and Ballantrae Primary

Mon 3rd June 2019 - LfS in Schools

Colmonell and Ballantrae are two small rural primary schools in South Ayrshire with a shared Headteacher. This is the inspiring ongoing story of how they have developed a whole school approach,  with Learning for Sustainability underpinning the rationale for their curriculum.   Click here to read their story. Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Culloden Academy

Mon 1st April 2019 - LfS in Schools

Culloden Academy is a large secondary school near Inverness, Highland. The development of resources inspired by professional learning has supported all staff in the school’s Biology and Science Departments to work towards using Learning for Sustainability (LfS) approaches with their learners. Click on this link to read their story. Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Saltersgate School

Mon 25th March 2019 - LfS in Schools


#ThisisLfS: Levenmouth Academy

Sun 3rd March 2019 - LfS in Schools

Levenmouth Academy is a local authority secondary school in Fife. Their inspirational development of the school grounds  has engaged learners in Learning for Sustainability through outdoor learning to meet the needs of the whole school. Click on this link to read their story. *** Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning for Sustainability is… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Muthill Primary School

Sun 3rd March 2019 - LfS in Schools

Muthill Primary School is a local authority school in Perth and Kinross. Muthill pupils and the wider community have supported and campaigned about sustainable development issues for over a decade, often in partnership with their partner school in Ghana. Click on this link to read their story. Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Newlands Primary School

Thu 31st January 2019 - LfS in Schools

Newlands Primary School is a local authority school in the Scottish Borders. Click on this link to read Newlands Primary School #ThisisLfS inspiring story on achieving a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability. Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning for Sustainability is being developed in 3-18 years learning settings across Scotland. #ThisisLfS… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Cornton Nursery

Wed 5th December 2018 - LfS in Schools

Cornton Nursery is a local authority nursery in Stirling, providing Early Years and Family and Childcare learning for 110 children and their families. Click on this link to read Cornton Nursery’s inspiring #ThisisLfS story on achieving a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability. Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning for Sustainability is… [read more]


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

Fri 17th August 2018 - LfS in Schools, Sustainable Development Goals

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 the… [read more]


Secondary School Teacher Survey – give your views for a chance to win £100 in Traidcraft vouchers

Mon 14th May 2018 - LfS in Schools

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… [read more]


Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP (Minister for Further & Higher Education and Sciences) launches the Vision 2030+ Report

Wed 31st January 2018 - LfS in Schools, Task Group News

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… [read more]