All the news from our January AGM & Networking Day (with links to reports)

Annual General Meetings, Membership, Past Events - Wed 31st January 2018, 5:05PM

The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 18  January 2018 at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was  Learning for the Future – Whose Voice Counts? The workshops contributed to the UK Stakeholders Action Plan for the SDGs and focused on how to engage young people in Scotland’s Year of […]


Programme & Speakers confirmed for the AGM & Network Gathering

Annual General Meetings, Courses & Events, Past Events - Wed 13th December 2017, 5:16PM

As we reach the second anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018begins this year’s annual gathering will consider how to how best to release the potential of everyone -individuals, communities and sectors- to create human and planetary wellbeing . With a challenging contribution from journalist and political commentator Joyce McMillan, particular emphasis will […]


Seeking Nominations for the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group

Blog Posts, News Items - Tue 28th November 2017, 4:53PM

Seeking nominations for the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group Deadline: Friday 15 December 2018 at 5pm Membership of our Steering Group is  for a two year term  and voting for new representation on the Steering Group will take place at this year’s AGM on 18 January 2018. If you would like to be part […]


Meet our Members: Fiona Ross, Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group

Blog Posts, Communities Task Group, Membership, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 20th November 2017, 9:15AM

In the first of our Meet our Members series, we meet: Fiona Ross – chair of the Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group. Fiona is a hugely inspiring and positive member of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland network and plays an active part on our SDGs task group. Here she talks about her interest in the […]


Vision 2030+, the Concluding Report of the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group, has been formally accepted and launched by Ministers.

LfS in Schools, LfS in Schools task group, News Items - Thu 9th November 2017, 6:13PM

The Report celebrates the progress that has been made by Scottish Schools and reaffirms the importance of LfS as an entitlement for all learners. It also sets out the vision for LfS through to 2030 – the target date for realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In launching the Vision 2030+ Report, Shirley-Anne Somerville […]


Taking Action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals across Communities & Schools Event

Communities Task Group, Past Events, SDGs Task Group News, Sustainable Development Goals, Task Group News - Thu 9th November 2017, 6:00PM

This SDG themed network forum event was jointly hosted by the SDGs task group and the newly formed Communities & LfS task group and set up to meet both group’s outcomes and objectives.  It was also held after members responding to our annual members survey demonstrated a need and an interest in exploring the Sustainable […]


Teacher Education and the UN Sustainable Development Goals – TEESNet Conference September 2017

Past Events, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 2nd October 2017, 2:14PM

Outcomes from LfS Scotland’s joint seminar  with Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability Network (TEESNet) in March 2017, Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Initial Teacher Education in the UK: Progress and Opportunities were used to develop the well attended Conference in September 2017 at Liverpool Hope University focussing  on Making the Sustainable Development […]


The Sustainable Development Goals: it’s time for you to get involved!

Blog Posts, Sustainable Development Goals - Mon 25th September 2017, 3:03PM

On this day in 2015, 193 UN member states gathered in New York to sign up to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It’s the closest the world has come to a global strategy for tackling poverty, inequalities and climate change, and the SDGs have quickly become one of the world’s most talked about agendas. On […]


Dr. Geoff Fagan (1947-2017)

News Items, Steering Group - Thu 31st August 2017, 3:00PM

The learning for sustainability community in Scotland learned with great sadness of the passing of our friend and colleague Geoff Fagan in August 2017. As well as a loving husband and father, Geoff was the driving force behind the CADISPA Project (Conservation and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas), helping communities to build the capacity necessary […]


Report from the Meeting of the UK Regional Centres of Expertise in ESD – June 2017

News Items, RCE Network - Thu 17th August 2017, 11:28AM

LfS Scotland hosted a successful meeting of the UK Regional Centres of Expertise in ESD in Edinburgh in June 20th/21st 2017 with participants drawn from 6 RCEs from across the UK. The aims of the programme were: • Promoting the key values and actions needed to take forward SDGs at a time of insecurity and […]