Scottish Food Systems and Sustainability – LfSS Youth Network Project Update

Blog Posts, RCE Network, Youth Network - Mon 27th August 2018, 12:59PM

The Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS) Youth Network recently supported the Royal Highland Education Trust to give a fantastic opportunity to five young people aged 20-30, to discover more about sustainability and the Scottish food system, and then to share that learning with people of all ages at the Royal Highland Show. In this blog […]


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 […]


RCE London produce official report from the meeting of the European RCEs

RCE Network - Thu 15th September 2016, 4:52PM

Meeting of the European RCEs, London 22nd-23rd June 2016: Report  of key points A total of 45 people attended the meeting, with representatives from 17 RCEs. A high level of participation and engagement resulted in the following key points: Forced migration The issue of forced migration was important for the agenda. Alia Alzougbi of HEC […]


Professor Charles Hopkins: Creating a Strategy Regarding Education and the Sustainable Development Goals

Blog Posts, RCE Network, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals - Fri 6th November 2015, 1:04PM

Professor Charles Hopkins UNESCO Chair in ESD an advisor to UNESCO and UN University regarding the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UNDESD). He played major roles in both the Rio and Johannesburg UN Summits on Sustainability. He was an author of Chapter 36 of Agenda 21, the Rio Earth Summit Action Plan on […]


LfS Scotland wins UNESCO award!

LfS Scotland News, News Items, RCE Network - Fri 14th November 2014, 6:04PM

We are delighted to announce that the Communities with a Common Cause Action Learning Programme, created and delivered by the LfSS Values Task Group, won an Outstanding Flagship Project Award at the 9th Global Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD Conference held in Okayama, Japan in early November. The judging panel were particularly impressed by the […]


LfS Scotland Steering Group elected

LfS Scotland News, RCE Network - Thu 24th October 2013, 12:34PM

We are delighted to announce the new LfS Scotland Steering Group are: Kate Campbell – Sustrans Geoff Fagan – The CADISPA Trust Ulli Kockel – Heriot Watt University Kirsten Leask – The Soil Association Sara Lee – Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Marie Jeanne McNaughton – The University of Strathclyde Rebekah Stackhouse – […]


A name for the Regional Centre of Expertise on Sustainable Development Education – Scotland

LfS Scotland News, RCE Network - Thu 6th June 2013, 7:22PM

As the name UN University Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development is a bit of a mouthful, and RCE Scotland  doesn’t really tell anyone what the organisation is about, a new name was needed. After long debate it has finally been agreed that RCE Scotland will be known as Learning for Sustainability Scotland or LfS […]


First RCE Forum Session – Event Summary

LfS Scotland News, Past Events, RCE Network - Tue 26th February 2013, 10:30AM

On Tuesday the 19th February, the first RCE Forum Session was held at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh. Although we made everybody work hard for their sandwiches the event was really positive and we now have a huge amount to take forward in this first stage of development. All contributions will feed into the development of the […]


RCE status achieved

LfS Scotland News, RCE Network - Wed 12th December 2012, 10:30AM

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the RCE Scotland application bid was successful. This year there were 32 RCE applications submitted for consideration from across the world, 15 from Europe, and the UNU have acknowledged 15 new RCEs for official announcement in January 2013. This will bring the total number of […]


Final version submitted to RCE Network

RCE Network - Mon 10th September 2012, 7:37AM

The final version of the RCE Scotland application document has now been submitted to the UNU for processing. This marks the final part of the document-based application process. All documents can be found in the Resource section: RCE Application (final) 10/09/12 UNU Ubuntu Peers will review all RCE submissions in November with a decision reached […]