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 […]
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 […]
View the official and complete parliamentary response document here.
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.
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 […]
Climate Week, 16 – 23 Sept 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Vision 2030 +, the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group’s concluding report has been published, setting out a Vision for Learning for Sustainability in Scotland’s schools to 2030 and beyond. The report establishes convergence between LfS and the 2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals as a direction for further policy development to 2030 (the 15-year period […]
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 […]