Learning for Sustainability Scotland has received a General Teaching Council for Scotland Excellence in Professional Learning award at an evening of celebration in Glasgow. Speaking at the ceremony GTCS Chief Executive Ken Muir GTCS said ‘this award identifies organisations which aim through their work ‘to develop and enhance teachers’ knowledge, expertise and skill; develop their… [read more]
This morning (19th June 2019) saw the launch of the new Learning for Sustainability Action Plan by Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP. It sets out how Scottish Government and a wide range of partners and practitioners – including Learning for Sustainability Scotland – will deliver recommendations set out in the Vision 2030+ Report over the… [read more]
This consultation sets out Scottish Government proposals for legislation around the Good Food Nation ambition. View the response here.
LfS Scotland and EAUC-Scotland respond to the College Development Network’s Draft Professional Standards for College Lecturers
EAUC-Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland have submitted a joint response to the College Development Network’s draft of the revised Professional Standards for College Lecturers. In the response suggestions are offered to enhance the integration of sustainability within the Professional Standards, and to provide greater clarity about what is expected from lecturers. Read the letter… [read more]
News Report: How the UK is performing against the UN Sustainable Development Goals – first official assessment
Urgent action is needed to prevent UK slipping behind other nations on poverty, equality and the environment. A new report released today (3 July 2018) has highlighted why the UK should place the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the heart of its strategy. It calls on Theresa May to appoint a Cabinet-level SDG minister… [read more]
The Launch of the Revised National Performance Framework Kirsten Leask, member of Learning for Sustainability Scotland and co-vice chair of our Steering Group attended the launch of the National Performance Framework earlier this month. Here she provides a detailed report on the launch event and discusses the positive impact the values and language of the… [read more]
Abi Cornwall, Development Officer for Learning for Sustainability Scotland, has been working through various guides to get us ready for the upcoming changes to data legislation (GDPR). Here she outlines the main themes of the compliance and asks: With the deadline for compliance fast approaching, how ready are you?
The Research into Action Briefings series was written to support engagement with published educational research in relation to Learning for Sustainability across the schools education community. The following titles are available to view or download: LfS Research Briefings – No.1: LfS and Attainment in Schools. 2016, Christie, B; Higgins, P. LfS Research Briefings – No…. [read more]
View the official and complete parliamentary response document here.
Climate Week is a new Scottish Government-led national campaign to raise awareness and inspire action on climate change. Public bodies are invited to participate in Climate Week by hosting events and activities highlighting the importance of reducing emissions and adapting to a changing climate. It aims to engage and inspire, by involving organisations and individuals… [read more]