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. […]


LfS: Connections with Nature conference 12 May 2017

Connection to Nature Task Group, News Items, Task Group News - Mon 1st May 2017, 1:27PM

The 12th of May is getting closer and closer but it’s not too late to book your place if you haven’t already done so. We now have a confirmed Programme for the day – have a look at it HERE. And if you would like to book your FREE place before it’s too late – have […]


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

Annual General Meetings, Membership, News Items - 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

Membership, News Items, Steering Group - 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 […]


UK implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals inquiry response

News Items, Policy Advice and Responses - Fri 4th November 2016, 4:49PM

View the official and complete parliamentary response document here.


LfS Scotland’s Response to the Environmental Audit Committee consultation

News Items, 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.    


Registration open for Sustainable Scotland Network Conference on 1 November 2016

News Items - Mon 19th September 2016, 9:30AM

Taking place on 1 November 2016, the SSN conference – Public Sector Climate Action: Pathways to 2030 is now open for bookings. The SSN conference is the meeting place for public sector professionals working to improve Scotland’s response to climate change and to promote sustainable development. It brings together representatives from Scotland’s public sector plus […]