Summary of Open Education Practices Workshop

Past Task Groups, Task Group News - Fri 10th March 2017, 2:56PM

Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS) and Open Education Practices Scotland (OEPS) jointly hosted a workshop around Open Education Practices to continue with the work of the Open Education Task Group. The workshop was held at Moray House School of Education on Friday 3 March 2017. The session was attended by over twenty Learning for Sustainability Scotland members. For […]

Blog: How Open Education materials can enhance the practice of learning for sustainability practitioners

Blog Posts, Past Task Groups, Task Group News - Mon 20th February 2017, 2:34PM

Ronald MacIntyre lives and works in the West Highlands with his family. He has a long term research education and social justice background and balances working for the Open University with voluntary work in the community and running a small croft. In 2016 Ronald developed the Open Education Practices task group with other interested members of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learning for Sustainability Scotland & The UN Sustainable Development Goals

Task Group News - Mon 23rd May 2016, 3:23PM

Much of the work carried out by Learning for Sustainability Scotland is in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Over the next few weeks we will be introducing some exciting new projects that embed our work further into the Sustainable Development Goals and will be developing a task group around the shared values and […]

What are the Learning for Sustainability Task Groups?

Task Group News - Mon 23rd May 2016, 1:20PM

Abi Cornwall, Development Officer at Learning for Sustainability Scotland, gives an insight to the work of LfS Scotland and talks about how the task groups can become an incubator for exciting ideas and new collaborative projects. *** Our membership grows by the day (current numbers are sitting at 1160) and many new members might not […]

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 […]

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 Action Learning Programme begins

Task Group News - Thu 26th September 2013, 6:37PM

LfS Scotland’s first collaborative project got underway in September. The Communities with a Common Cause Action Learning Programme (ALP), is a partnership between Common Cause Scotland, TCV and Learning for Sustainability Scotland.  The ALP brings together participants from eight organisations involved in engaging communities with nature for a series of six, monthly workshops.  Over the […]