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

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 […]

UNESCO’s Aaron Benavot speaks at LfS Scotland’s AGM

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 […]

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

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 […]

Food & Health Education Funding – Deadline 17 April 2016

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.

Annual General Meeting & Networking event 2015

The Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 8 December at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. Over fifty members came to discuss the future work of Learning for Sustainability Scotland, how to get involved in task groups and to shape how LfS Scotland responds to global agendas. This year also marked […]