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 […]

16 – 23 September is Climate Week

News Items - Fri 16th September 2016, 9:00AM

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, […]

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

News Items - Thu 15th September 2016, 12:30PM

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 […]

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

Blog Posts, News Items - Mon 13th June 2016, 1:18PM

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 […]

New Report sets out the Vision for Learning for Sustainability in Scotland’s schools to 2030 and beyond

LfS in Schools, LfS in Schools task group, News Items - Tue 7th June 2016, 12:11PM

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 […]

Connections with Nature Task Group seeks new members

News Items, Task Group News - Mon 14th March 2016, 8:44AM

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 […]

Food & Health Education Funding – Deadline 17 April 2016

News Items - Fri 11th March 2016, 9:00AM

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

News Items - Thu 10th March 2016, 3:59PM

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 […]