Scotland's United Nations Recognised Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development

Events & Courses

LfS Scotland organises an ongoing programme of events and training course for members and non-members.  You can always find details of these on this page.  Members of LfS Scotland will get email updates about new events and courses as they are announced or follow us on Twitter to be kept up to date.

  • Thu
    1:00 pmMoray House School of Education

    This year's AGM theme is Transforming our World: Responding to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals through education.

    The theme looks at how you can contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Scotland and beyond through your work. Scotland has signed up to take action on the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across all of its activities. SDG 4 is specifically about education through all aspects of life, and internationally Learning for Sustainability is considered at the heart of each of the 17 Goals.

    Book now to attend our AGM where you can:

    Take part in interactive workshops: you will take lots of practical ideas and skills back to your organisation on how you can contribute to the SDGs

    Meet & network with members: you will have lots of time to network with people who work in your area of expertise. Share information and experience, learn about new projects, collaborate, participate and make connections.

    Discover: Learn more about the future plans for Learning for Sustainability Scotland and the sector.

    Vote: There are spaces on the Learning for Sustainability Scotland steering group. Help shape the future work of the organisation by voting for someone you would like to represent you.

    This is a FREE event to our members. If you are not a member, join now

    Our AGM always reaches capacity so book now to avoid disappointment.

  • Fri
    10.30 - 14.30Moray House School of Education, 2:03 Charteris Land, University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, EH8 8AQ

    Open Education Practices Workshop

    Book your free place at this interactive workshop - jointly hosted by Open Education Practices Scotland (OEPS) and Learning for Sustainability Scotland.

    Exploring the role of free open online learning material and how it can support learning for sustainability (lfS) practitioners in Scotland.

    Lfs is about working to create a flourishing and sustainable world. This workshop will demonstrate how OEP can support this. At the workshop you will have the chance to:

    • Explore & Share the work of Open Educational Practices (OEP) Scotland and how it might benefit your work
    •  Embed understanding of OEP into your work, looking at case studies; learning more about the values and approaches and how it can fit with Learning for Sustainability
    •  Conduct open space discussions – giving you the chance to explore what openness might mean for you and your work.
    •  Share outcomes & develop next steps

    Refreshments will be provided. An agenda will be published soon.

    Book your place by clicking here.

  • Fri
    09:00 - 15:30Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus


    Book your place now for the 2017 Learning for Sustainability: Making Connections with Nature conference.

    Hosted at Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus, the conference will take place on Friday 12 May 2017 and is organised by City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with the Learning for Sustainability Scotland task group - Connections to Nature.

    The aims of the conference is to enhance the practice of those working within Learning for Sustainability across all forms of education - in both formal and non formal - in gaining ideas, sharing good practice and making connections.  The programme includes speakers, practical workshops, sharing good practice and reflection, covering the key themes of Learning for Sustainability: Sustainable Development Education, Global Citizenship and Outdoor Learning.

    This promises to be a vibrant, busy and valuable day - full of best practice sharing, networking, learning and big thinking.

    A complete agenda will be available nearer the time.

    Refreshments are provided.

    48 hours notice is rquired for cancellations. Please note that a charge of £25 will be applied to any non-attendance to cover costs.

    Click here to book your place.

  • Sat
    9:30 amGlasgow Caledonian University & Online
  • Sat
    9:30 amVenue to be confirmed & Online