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September 2018

Member Hosted Event: The Green Team – Using Stories & Literacy Outdoors CPD

1st September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Green Team is a voluntary organisation providing outdoor experiences for young people, supporting them to learn about and connect with nature.  Green Team training offers bountiful opportunities to gain new skills and ideas for delivering outdoor learning, learning for sustainability, environmental activities or woodland skills. For more information about the courses featured below, click on the Green Team Website link. - Using Stories and Literacy Outdoors, 1st Sept - Nature Connections and Wilderness Skills, 6th Oct - Woodland Arts and Crafts,…

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TEESNET 11th Annual Conference: ‘Getting to the Heart of the SDGs’

11th September 2018
Liverpool Hope University Liverpool, United Kingdom + Google Map

TEESNet welcomes UNESCO’s lead on Education for Sustainable Development to speak at its 11th annual conference  on 11th September 2018 at Liverpool Hope University. 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 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs). The conference will focus on…

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Raising Funds in the Face of Brexit: Financial Planning in Uncertain Times

27th September 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Moray House School of Education, Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Lothian EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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£78.00

Fundraising has never been straightforward - and in the face of so much uncertainty, we can be sure it's giong to get even more complicated. Don't despair - with some savvy planning and know-how, you can work around any potential issues and stay in a strong position, despite the changing landscape. Join us for a full day workshop, considering how BREXIT will affect us and looking at effective ways to work round potential problems. 9.30am registration for a 10am start.…

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October 2018

Member Hosted Event: The Green Team – Nature Connections & Wilderness Skills CPD

6th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Green Team is a voluntary organisation providing outdoor experiences for young people, supporting them to learn about and connect with nature.  Green Team training offers bountiful opportunities to gain new skills and ideas for delivering outdoor learning, learning for sustainability, environmental activities or woodland skills. For more information about the courses featured below, click on the Green Team Website link. - Nature Connections and Wilderness Skills, 6th Oct - Woodland Arts and Crafts, 13th Oct

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Member Hosted Event: The Green Team Woodland Arts & Crafts CPD

13th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Green Team is a voluntary organisation providing outdoor experiences for young people, supporting them to learn about and connect with nature.  Green Team training offers bountiful opportunities to gain new skills and ideas for delivering outdoor learning, learning for sustainability, environmental activities or woodland skills. For more information about the courses featured below, click on the Green Team Website link. - Woodland Arts and Crafts, 13th Oct

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November 2018

How to engage the Press in the SDGs and other Sustainability Initiatives

13th November 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Moray House School of Education, Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Lothian EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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£20.00

Working on sustainability issues can be exciting and immensely rewarding. It can also be frustrating. We spend so much of our time and energy working on projects - and aligning them with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and other sustainability measures and yet...nobody in the mainstream seems to know anything about it! Sound familiar? Join Rob Edwards - international political and environmental journalist for The Guardian, The Herald, Channel 4 and much, much more - and Fiona Ross, community activist and TV…

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January 2019

LfS Scotland AGM & Networking Event

16th January @ 10:00 am
Moray House School of Education, Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Lothian EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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Free

BOOK NOW for our popular Annual Gathering Meeting. This year's theme: The Power of Storytelling: Learning from the Past to Inform the Present and Inspire the Future. Our 2018 AGM will be packed full of celebrations and stories. We'll be celebrating our 5th birthday and inspiring you with stories about how we got here, and where we're going next (with input from you, our members of course!). We'll be hosting inspirational speakers who will share with us the power of…

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March 2019

Engaging with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

26th March @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Moray House School of Education, Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Lothian EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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Register to participate here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/engaging-with-the-un-sustainable-development-goals-tickets-57976598567 In 2015 all United Nation member states signed up to 17 ambitious, universal Sustainable Development Goals. The aim of the SDGs is to encourage all countries to implement the necessary transformational environmental, economic and social change to achieve peace and prosperity for planet and people. Scottish Government was one of the first to sign up to the Goals and they now underpin the National Outcomes. “By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and…

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May 2019

Alternative and Innovative Teaching Methods and Assessments Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Topic Support Network Meeting

20th May @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
University of Edinburgh, Old College

Booking is open now for the Alternative and Innovative Teaching Methods and Assessments Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Topic Support Network meeting,  EAUC Scotland with LfS Scotland During the meeting we will review a range of different pedagogical techniques, hear about interesting case studies where innovative ESD teaching methods and assessments are already being employed, and review and discuss the potential for utilising and embedding alternative methods into your own curriculum or institutions. Vegetarian lunch will be provided. Book your…

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June 2019

Storytelling about Sustainability – a practical workshop

19th June @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Moray House School of Education, Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Lothian EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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Changing the stories that we live by is key to bringing about the changes needed to shift us all towards greater sustainability. Join Alette Willis, renowned storyteller, author and University lecturer at this participative workshop that will: introduce the use and practice of storytelling in a range of learning for sustainability contexts explore the arts of story-crafting and of performance storytelling provide techniques and exercises that can be applied both to creating your own stories and learning and telling a range of…

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