LfS Scotland and EAUC-Scotland  respond to the College Development Network’s Draft Professional Standards for College Lecturers

News Items, Policy Advice and Responses - Thu 25th October 2018, 5:48PM

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 […]


Paul Bradley (SCVO): Reflections on the UKSSD ‘Measuring Up’ SDGs Report

Blog Posts, News Items, Sustainable Development Goals - Tue 17th July 2018, 4:21PM

A landmark report on the UK’s progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been published. ‘Measuring Up’, produced by UKSSD, paints a somewhat gloomy picture of the UK’s performance, whilst highlighting successes across the 17 SDGs that tackle issues from improving health, ending hunger, poverty, and inequality to taking action on climate change. In […]


The Revised National Performance Framework – A New Vision for Scotland?

Blog Posts, News Items - Mon 25th June 2018, 5:29PM

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 […]


Working with personal data? Are you ready for GDPR?

Blog Posts, LfS Scotland News, News Items - Thu 17th May 2018, 5:08PM

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? 


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

LfS in Schools, LfS in Schools task group, News Items - Wed 31st January 2018, 6:37PM

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 […]


Seeking Nominations for the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group

Blog Posts, News Items - 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 […]


Vision 2030+, the Concluding Report of the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group, has been formally accepted and launched by Ministers.

LfS in Schools, LfS in Schools task group, News Items - Thu 9th November 2017, 6:13PM

The Report celebrates the progress that has been made by Scottish Schools and reaffirms the importance of LfS as an entitlement for all learners. It also sets out the vision for LfS through to 2030 – the target date for realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In launching the Vision 2030+ Report, Shirley-Anne Somerville […]


Dr. Geoff Fagan (1947-2017)

News Items, Steering Group - 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 […]


Report from the Meeting of the UK Regional Centres of Expertise in ESD – June 2017

News Items, RCE Network - Thu 17th August 2017, 11:28AM

LfS Scotland hosted a successful meeting of the UK Regional Centres of Expertise in ESD in Edinburgh in June 20th/21st 2017 with participants drawn from 6 RCEs from across the UK. The aims of the programme were: • Promoting the key values and actions needed to take forward SDGs at a time of insecurity and […]


Research Into Action Briefings. Available Now to Download.

News Items - Fri 11th August 2017, 3:53PM

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. […]