LfS Scotland’s response to the Scottish Government’s Good Food Nation consultation April 2019

News - Thu 18th April 2019, 2:23PM

This consultation sets out Scottish Government proposals for legislation around the Good Food Nation ambition. View the response here.


Pete Higgins: ‘Citizens in waiting’ – climate strikes and caring for our planet

Blog Posts - Mon 8th April 2019, 9:16AM

Peter Higgins, Professor of Outdoor & Environmental Education, Director of the Global Environment & Society Academy and Director of Learning for Sustainability Scotland shares his views on education and the recent school climate strikes. On Friday, as she did the Friday before and will do the Friday after, 16-year-old school pupil Greta Thunberg stood outside the Swedish parliament […]


#ThisisLfS: Towards a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability: Inspiration and Insights – Culloden Academy

LfS in Schools - Mon 1st April 2019, 2:25PM

Culloden Academy is a large secondary school near Inverness, Highland. The development of resources inspired by professional learning has supported all staff in the school’s Biology and Science Departments to work towards using Learning for Sustainability (LfS) approaches with their learners. Click on this link to read their story. *** Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories […]


Engaging with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Courses & Events - Fri 29th March 2019, 8:39AM

An LfS Scotland  workshop held at Moray House, University of Edinburgh on 26th March 2019. “By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development.’ UN 2015 In 2015 all United Nation member states signed up to 17 ambitious, universal Sustainable Development Goals. The aim of the SDGs is […]


#ThisisLfS: Towards a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability: Inspiration and Insights – Saltersgate School

LfS in Schools - Mon 25th March 2019, 8:40AM


#ThisisLfS: Towards a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability: Inspiration and Insights – Levenmouth Academy

LfS in Schools - Sun 3rd March 2019, 10:29AM

Levenmouth Academy is a local authority secondary school in Fife. Their inspirational development of the school grounds  has engaged learners in Learning for Sustainability through outdoor learning to meet the needs of the whole school. Click on this link to read their story. *** Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning for Sustainability is […]


#ThisisLfS: Towards a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability: Inspiration and Insights – Muthill Primary School

LfS in Schools - Sun 3rd March 2019, 10:24AM

Muthill Primary School is a local authority school in Perth and Kinross. Muthill pupils and the wider community have supported and campaigned about sustainable development issues for over a decade, often in partnership with their partner school in Ghana. Click on this link to read their story. *** Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how […]


#ThisisLfS: Towards a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability: Inspiration and Insights – Newlands Primary School

LfS in Schools - Thu 31st January 2019, 4:34PM

Newlands Primary School is a local authority school in the Scottish Borders. Click on this link to read Newlands Primary School #ThisisLfS inspiring story on achieving a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability. *** Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning for Sustainability is being developed in 3-18 years learning settings across Scotland. […]


What is Learning for Sustainability?

Blog Posts - Tue 29th January 2019, 5:10PM

You’ve heard the name… you might even be a member, but what does it actually mean? LfS Scotland member Sarah Ford-Hutchinson delves into the jargon to discover what’s underneath and gives us an understanding of what being a member of LfS Scotland means to her. Dear Reader, I hear you care about sustainability. You recycle. […]


Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2018 AGM

LfS Scotland Updates - Tue 22nd January 2019, 4:08PM

The Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 16 January at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was The Power of Storytelling: Learning from the Past to Inform the Present and Inspire the Future. Over sixty members came to explore the theme and the future work of Learning for Sustainability Scotland, to […]