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Seizing the Moment: Learning for Sustainability and Youth Work

Sat 10th October 2020 - Courses & Events Summaries, News

The impact of Covid19 on young people continues to be immense, and the youth work sector has a vital role to play in supporting their educational, social and emotional recovery.

On 6th October 2020, LfS Scotland and YouthLink Scotland hosted a webinar joined by youth work practitioners from across Scotland, exploring the role of Learning for Sustainability in enhancing youth work practice to support recovery and beyond Covid19.

The event provided an opportunity to:

  • answer the question ‘what is Learning for Sustainability in youth work?’
  • explore the benefits and opportunities of getting young people involved in Learning for Sustainability 
  • share and celebrate examples of youth work from around Scotland
  • inspire new thinking and approaches for engaging young people
  • help find the support needed to take action

Hosted by Betsy King, LfS Scotland and Jenni Snell YouthLink Scotland, inspiring insights and approaches were shared by Catriona Willis, Highland One World; Lucy Sparks, John Muir Award; and #IWill Ambassador Katrina Lambert.

Click on the links below to take a look at the presentations, the resources shared and view the webinar recording.

Webinar recordings:

Presentation slides