News & Blogs

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

Mon 8th April 2019 - Blog Posts

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… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Culloden Academy

Mon 1st April 2019 - LfS in Schools

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 about… [read more]


Engaging with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Fri 29th March 2019 - Courses & Events Summaries

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… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Saltersgate School

Mon 25th March 2019 - LfS in Schools


#ThisisLfS: Levenmouth Academy

Sun 3rd March 2019 - LfS in Schools

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… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Muthill Primary School

Sun 3rd March 2019 - LfS in Schools

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 Learning… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Newlands Primary School

Thu 31st January 2019 - LfS in Schools

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. #ThisisLfS… [read more]


What is Learning for Sustainability?

Tue 29th January 2019 - Blog Posts

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…. [read more]


Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2018 AGM

Tue 22nd January 2019 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates

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… [read more]


Attending the 11th Global RCE Conference in Cebu, Philippines

Mon 7th January 2019 - RCE Network

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… [read more]