Global Intimacy: Learning to Love Your Planet (Pete Higgins TED talk)

LfS Scotland Updates - Mon 15th May 2017, 12:23PM

Pete Higgins – Learning for Sustainability Scotland Director – is currently Professor of Outdoor and Environmental Education in the University of Edinburgh and is Dean in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is an advisor on environmental sustainability education to the Scottish Government, the UK Commission for UNESCO and other UK, European and […]


UNESCO’s Aaron Benavot speaks at LfS Scotland’s AGM

LfS Scotland Updates - Tue 24th January 2017, 11:02AM

Education for People and Planet LfS Scotland members were privileged to hear from Aaron Benavot, Director of the new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO at our 2016 AGM held on 19 January 2017. He spoke about the potential for education to propel progress towards all the Sustainable Development Goals outlined in the UN’s […]


Announcing the new Steering Group members & AGM update

LfS Scotland Updates - Mon 23rd January 2017, 4:42PM

The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 19 January at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was Transforming our World – education and learning that responds to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Over sixty members came to join in the discussion and to explore the future work of Learning for Sustainability […]


LfS Scotland’s Response to the Environmental Audit Committee consultation

LfS Scotland Updates, Policy Advice and Responses - Tue 27th September 2016, 12:22PM

The Environmental Audit Committee consultation for 2016 was on The Sustainable Development Goals and the United Kingdom. Learning for Sustainability Scotland produced an official response and it is now available to read (along with our other policy documents) by clicking here.    


Learning for Sustainability – Mapping Opportunities in Scotland

LfS Scotland Updates - Thu 17th December 2015, 2:13PM

The field of education for sustainability has evolved. The development of a new organisation, Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfS Scotland – Scotland’s United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)) has catalysed reflection on and exploration of the framing, scope and opportunities of education for sustainable development and, in […]


Annual General Meeting & Networking event 2015

LfS Scotland Updates - Tue 15th December 2015, 4:09PM

The Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 8 December at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. Over fifty members came to discuss the future work of Learning for Sustainability Scotland, how to get involved in task groups and to shape how LfS Scotland responds to global agendas. This year also marked […]


Join the LfS Scotland Steering Group

LfS Scotland Updates - Mon 2nd November 2015, 2:51PM

Be part of Scotland’s largest network of learning for sustainability practitioners and help shape the future work and developments by joining the LfS Scotland Stee Learning for Sustainability Scotland, Scotland’s UN recognised Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, is looking for eight members for our Steering Group to be elected at the […]


LfS Scotland wins UNESCO award!

LfS Scotland Updates - Fri 14th November 2014, 6:04PM

We are delighted to announce that the Communities with a Common Cause Action Learning Programme, created and delivered by the LfSS Values Task Group, won an Outstanding Flagship Project Award at the 9th Global Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD Conference held in Okayama, Japan in early November. The judging panel were particularly impressed by the […]


LfS Scotland Steering Group elected 2013

LfS Scotland Updates - Thu 24th October 2013, 12:34PM

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 Regional Centre of Expertise on Sustainable Development Education – Scotland

LfS Scotland Updates - Thu 6th June 2013, 7:22PM

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 […]