Paul Bradley (SCVO): Reflections on the UKSSD ‘Measuring Up’ SDGs Report

Blog Posts, News Items, Sustainable Development Goals - Tue 17th July 2018, 4:21PM

A landmark report on the UK’s progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been published. ‘Measuring Up’, produced by UKSSD, paints a somewhat gloomy picture of the UK’s performance, whilst highlighting successes across the 17 SDGs that tackle issues from improving health, ending hunger, poverty, and inequality to taking action on climate change. In […]


News Report: How the UK is performing against the UN Sustainable Development Goals – first official assessment

Blog Posts, Sustainable Development Goals - Tue 3rd July 2018, 11:48AM

Urgent action is needed to prevent UK slipping behind other nations on poverty, equality and the environment. A new report released today (3 July 2018) has highlighted why the UK should place the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the heart of its strategy. It calls on Theresa May to appoint a Cabinet-level SDG minister […]


TEESNET 11th Annual Conference welcomes UNESCO’s lead on Education for Sustainable Development, Alexander Leicht

Courses & Events, LfS in Schools, Sustainable Development Goals - Tue 26th June 2018, 3:16PM

Getting to the Heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) UNESCO’s Alexander Leicht will be joined by educator, teacher and NGO delegates as well as fellow speakers Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser for Oxfam and Manju Patel Nair, Education Consultant & Trainer from HEC Global Learning Centre, to explore the conference theme: ‘Getting to the Heart […]


Report: Reflecting on the Emergence of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: A Call for Action in Scotland (East, M & White, RM)

Blog Posts, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 26th March 2018, 5:09PM

Announcing an indepth and insightful report written in collaboration between May East (UNITAR Fellow) and Rehema M. White (University of St Andrews, Learning for Sustainability Scotland). Here they reflect on historic and contemporary understanding of sustainable development in theory and practice in Scotland and beyond. They describe the emergence of the Sustainable Development Goals and start […]


Meet our Members: Fiona Ross, Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group

Blog Posts, Communities Task Group, Membership, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 20th November 2017, 9:15AM

In the first of our Meet our Members series, we meet: Fiona Ross – chair of the Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group. Fiona is a hugely inspiring and positive member of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland network and plays an active part on our SDGs task group. Here she talks about her interest in the […]


Taking Action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals across Communities & Schools Event

Communities Task Group, Past Events, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals, Task Group News - Thu 9th November 2017, 6:00PM

This SDG themed network forum event was jointly hosted by the SDGs task group and the newly formed Communities & LfS task group and set up to meet both group’s outcomes and objectives.  It was also held after members responding to our annual members survey demonstrated a need and an interest in exploring the Sustainable […]


Teacher Education and the UN Sustainable Development Goals – TEESNet Conference September 2017

Past Events, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 2nd October 2017, 2:14PM

Outcomes from LfS Scotland’s joint seminar  with Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability Network (TEESNet) in March 2017, Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Initial Teacher Education in the UK: Progress and Opportunities were used to develop the well attended Conference in September 2017 at Liverpool Hope University focussing  on Making the Sustainable Development […]


The Sustainable Development Goals: it’s time for you to get involved!

Blog Posts, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 25th September 2017, 3:03PM

On this day in 2015, 193 UN member states gathered in New York to sign up to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It’s the closest the world has come to a global strategy for tackling poverty, inequalities and climate change, and the SDGs have quickly become one of the world’s most talked about agendas. On […]


Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Initial Teacher Education in the UK: Progress and Opportunities

SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals - Thu 18th May 2017, 4:09PM

In September 2015, 193 countries across the world, including the UK, agreed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  They set a challenge for every country to tackle poverty, inequality, climate change and sustainable development with Education, and learning as a central component. SDG 4 is specifically about education through all aspects of life, and target 4.7 relates […]


Blog: Exploring learning for sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals in youth work

Blog Posts, Communities Task Group, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 13th February 2017, 2:24PM

Emily Beever is the Senior Development Officer (Policy and Research) at YouthLink Scotland, the national agency for youth work in Scotland. Emily co-ordinates YouthLink Scotland’s Members Network. The most recent Members Network took place in December 2016. As a valuable member of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland network, we asked her to update us on the […]