#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 […]


Attending the 11th Global RCE Conference in Cebu, Philippines

RCE Network - Mon 7th January 2019, 4:48PM

Laura Curtis-Moss (member of the LfS Scotland Steering Group) and Kirsten Leask (co-vice Chair of LfS Scotland) attended the 11th Global RCE Conference on behalf of LfS Scotland. Here Laura tells us about the experience. Last month I was lucky enough to travel to the Philippines to represent Learning for Sustainability Scotland at the 11th […]


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

LfS in Schools - Wed 5th December 2018, 1:47PM

Cornton Nursery is a local authority nursery in Stirling, providing Early Years and Family and Childcare learning for 110 children and their families. Click on this link to read Cornton Nursery’s inspiring #ThisisLfS story on achieving a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability. *** Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning for Sustainability […]


UNESCO position paper on the Future of ESD November 2018

Policy Advice and Responses - Tue 20th November 2018, 7:30PM

LfS Scotland’s response to the draft UNESCO position paper on the Future of Education for Sustainable Development What makes people act for sustainable development? How can education help make the transformation? UNESCO invites concerned stakeholders and the public to review the draft UNESCO udraft UNESCO position paper on the future of Education for Sustainable Development […]


LfS Scotland and EAUC-Scotland  respond to the College Development Network’s Draft Professional Standards for College Lecturers

News, Policy Advice and Responses - Thu 25th October 2018, 5:48PM

EAUC-Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland have submitted a joint response to the College Development Network’s draft of the revised Professional Standards for College Lecturers. In the response suggestions are offered to enhance the integration of sustainability within the Professional Standards, and to provide greater clarity about what is expected from lecturers. Read the letter […]


Scottish Food Systems and Sustainability – LfSS Youth Network Project Update

LfS Scotland Updates - Mon 27th August 2018, 12:59PM

The Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS) Youth Network recently supported the Royal Highland Education Trust to give a fantastic opportunity to five young people aged 20-30, to discover more about sustainability and the Scottish food system, and then to share that learning with people of all ages at the Royal Highland Show. In this blog […]


Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals – A Secondary Teacher’s Experience

LfS in Schools, Sustainable Development Goals - Fri 17th August 2018, 12:13PM

6 ways to improve secondary level engagement using the UN Sustainable Development Goals    Through learner engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, secondary teacher Jo Fraser has recognised the positive impact on the pupils she worked with and is excited about the diverse and significant opportunities for learning that arise when embedded throughout […]


Paul Bradley (SCVO): Reflections on the UKSSD ‘Measuring Up’ SDGs Report

Sustainable Development Goals - Tue 17th July 2018, 4:21PM

A landmark report on the UK’s progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been published. ‘Measuring Up’, produced by UKSSD, paints a somewhat gloomy picture of the UK’s performance, whilst highlighting successes across the 17 SDGs that tackle issues from improving health, ending hunger, poverty, and inequality to taking action on climate change. In […]