News & Blogs: LfS Scotland Updates

Dr. Geoff Fagan (1947-2017)

Thu 31st August 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


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

Mon 15th May 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


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

Tue 24th January 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


Announcing the new Steering Group members & AGM update

Mon 23rd January 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


LfS Scotland’s Response to the Environmental Audit Committee consultation

Tue 27th September 2016 - LfS Scotland Updates, Policy Advice and Responses

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

Thu 17th December 2015 - LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


Annual General Meeting & Networking event 2015

Tue 15th December 2015 - LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


Join the LfS Scotland Steering Group

Mon 2nd November 2015 - LfS Scotland Updates

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 Steering Group. 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… [read more]


LfS Scotland wins UNESCO award!

Fri 14th November 2014 - LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


LfS Scotland Steering Group elected 2013

Thu 24th October 2013 - LfS Scotland Updates

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 –… [read more]