Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2018 AGM

LfS Scotland Updates - Tue 22nd January 2019, 4:08PM

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 […]


Scottish Food Systems and Sustainability – LfSS Youth Network Project Update

LfS Scotland Updates - Mon 27th August 2018, 12:59PM

The Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS) Youth Network recently supported the Royal Highland Education Trust to give a fantastic opportunity to five young people aged 20-30, to discover more about sustainability and the Scottish food system, and then to share that learning with people of all ages at the Royal Highland Show. In this blog […]


Latest update from the Steering Group

LfS Scotland Updates - Mon 9th July 2018, 11:30AM

This month, we welcome the bliss of long summer days, sunshine and warmth and the tantalizing promise of time away with family, friends or self. For many, it is also festival season, where the norms of urban life disappear and we come together for a temporary life in a field – energised by music. Music […]


June update from the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group

LfS Scotland Updates - Tue 12th June 2018, 10:30AM

Welcome to the June update from our Steering Group. The white froth of cow parsley and hawthorn, and the long days of sunshine signal the promise of summer. The feeling of warmth on skin and the sounds of beasts on the wing make water more appealing. We can absorb the calm from a full moon […]


Meet our Members: Solutions for the Planet tell us about their Big Ideas competition

LfS Scotland Updates - Wed 7th February 2018, 2:53PM

Solutions for the Planet are a social enterprise working in Glasgow and Falkirk (as well as nationally). They are a  small team of 4, working across different areas in the UK and their vision is for “a generation of young people ready and able to respond to 21st Century sustainability challenges.” Learning for Sustainability Scotland was the […]


All the news from our January AGM & Networking Day (with links to reports)

LfS Scotland Updates - Wed 31st January 2018, 5:05PM

The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 18  January 2018 at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was  Learning for the Future – Whose Voice Counts? The workshops contributed to the UK Stakeholders Action Plan for the SDGs and focused on how to engage young people in Scotland’s Year of […]


Programme & Speakers confirmed for the AGM & Network Gathering

LfS Scotland Updates - Wed 13th December 2017, 5:16PM

As we reach the second anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018begins this year’s annual gathering will consider how to how best to release the potential of everyone -individuals, communities and sectors- to create human and planetary wellbeing . With a challenging contribution from journalist and political commentator Joyce McMillan, particular emphasis will […]


Seeking Nominations for the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group

LfS Scotland Updates - Tue 28th November 2017, 4:53PM

Seeking nominations for the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group Deadline: Friday 15 December 2018 at 5pm Membership of our Steering Group is  for a two year term  and voting for new representation on the Steering Group will take place at this year’s AGM on 18 January 2018. If you would like to be part […]


Meet our Members: Fiona Ross, Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group

LfS Scotland Updates - Mon 20th November 2017, 9:15AM

In the first of our Meet our Members series, we meet: Fiona Ross – chair of the Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group. Fiona is a hugely inspiring and positive member of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland network and plays an active part on our SDGs task group. Here she talks about her interest in the […]


Dr. Geoff Fagan (1947-2017)

LfS Scotland Updates - Thu 31st August 2017, 3:00PM

The learning for sustainability community in Scotland learned with great sadness of the passing of our friend and colleague Geoff Fagan in August 2017. As well as a loving husband and father, Geoff was the driving force behind the CADISPA Project (Conservation and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas), helping communities to build the capacity necessary […]