News & Blogs: News

Are you taking part in The World’s Largest Lesson?

Thu 15th September 2016 - News

This year’s theme is the Sustainable Development Goals – 17 goals looking to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice and to fix climate change over the next 15 years. These goals are for everyone – no matter how young and you can introduce the key themes of the SDGs by taking part in The World’s Largest… [read more]


Meet our newest, and youngest, blog article writer Heather Cameron

Mon 13th June 2016 - Blog Posts, News

Learning for Sustainability Scotland is delighted to introduce the newest member of the Blog article writing team. Heather is a 16 year old student at Dunbar Grammar School, and a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament for East Lothian. During 2015, she was one of the 15×15 year old Action/2015 ambassadors for the UK, which was a… [read more]


Connections with Nature Task Group seeks new members

Mon 14th March 2016 - News, Task Group News

As part of Learning for Sustainability Scotland’s work, we have focussed attention on developing some key areas of interest through a series of task groups. The Connection to Nature task group is a relatively new group and is at a pivotal point where we are seeking to explore and expand on recent research into nature… [read more]


Food & Health Education Funding – Deadline 17 April 2016

Fri 11th March 2016 - News

Another round of funding is available for early learning & childcare centres, primary schools and secondary schools to develop Food & Health education. Up to £3000 is available for successful bids and applications will close on Sunday 17 April. Find out more on the Food for Thought section on the Education Scotland website.


Traidcraft Snack Attack Challenge for Schools

Thu 10th March 2016 - News

Get your class to invent a Fairtrade snack, design the packaging & promotional campaign and be in with a chance of winning £100 of Traidcraft goodies for your school. At Traidcraft we want to encourage the next generation of decision makers to think about people as well as profit and the impact of the choices… [read more]


Learning for Sustainability Policy Advice for Parliamentary Election

Tue 1st March 2016 - News, Policy Advice and Responses

At the AGM in December our members worked together to develop the framework for a policy advice document which could be used in parliamentary election manifestos. The policy advice lays out our aspiration for Scotland’s communities to be flourishing and equitable, valuing and living within environmental limits, supported by healthy and diverse ecosystems. The finalised… [read more]


Good News Thursday #15

Thu 19th November 2015 - News

Good Morning! Let’s start the day with some good news! You are reading Learning for Sustainability Scotland’s weekly news platform that shares all the good LfS news from our members. If you’d like to feature in our #GNT platform, see details below. NEW TEACHING PACKAGE LAUNCHED: CHANGING OUR CHILDREN’S CHOICES TO TACKLE AIR POLLUTION Teaching… [read more]


Good News Thursday #14

Thu 12th November 2015 - News

Good Morning! Let’s start the day with some good news! You are reading Learning for Sustainability Scotland’s weekly news platform that shares all the good LfS news from our members. If you’d like to feature in our #GNT platform, see details below. SCOTLAND’S ENVIRONMENT WEB LAUNCHES NEW ‘OUR ENVIRONMENT’ COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Scotland’s Environment… [read more]


Photo of the Month feature

Tue 6th October 2015 - News

Good News Thursday has been running for just over two months now and we have been so honoured and privileged to play even a tiny part in the great news our members choose to share through our good news platform. So far, we have been able to help members recruit for staff, promote children’s theatre productions, celebrate successful… [read more]


Committing to a New Future…United Nations adopt the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Fri 25th September 2015 - News

Today, 25th September 2015, the United Nations launches global goals to achieve humanity’s collective dream: sustainable development Representatives of 193 nations are convening in New York City at the United Nations today to adopt the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals lay out the conditions we need to secure great lives on this one… [read more]