News & Blogs: Courses & Events Summaries

Storytelling, Drama & Creativity Outdoors – an interactive webinar with EcoDrama

Sun 28th March 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries

A group of more than 50 teachers, NGOs and others interested to explore, promote and develop the role of Creativity in Learning for Sustainability joined our inspiring interactive webinar with Glasgow-based theatre company Eco Drama.  Sharing evidence from the award winning ‘Out to Play’  project,  Emily Reid and Ben Mali explored and demonstrated  the impact… [read more]

How to learn for a Better Future through School – Youth Work Partnerships

Tue 2nd March 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries

Learning for Sustainability is about working together to create a flourishing, equitable and sustainable world. It is an entitlement for all young people in Scottish Education. On 25th February 2021 LfS Scotland and YouthLink Scotland  hosted the second in a series of webinars,  joined by more than 70 teachers and youth work practitioners from across Scotland . Participants discussed how Schools… [read more]

Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2020 AGM

Thu 28th January 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates

Our 2020 Annual General Meeting and Networking event was held online for the first time on 12th January 2021. More than 150 members gathered to explore the theme Building Forward Better: The role of Learning for Sustainability – What role does Learning for Sustainability play in making the world a better place, and how can we… [read more]

EAUC Scotland and LFS Scotland submit a joint response to QAA ESD Guidance consultation

Wed 27th January 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries, News, Policy Advice and Responses

A joint response has been submitted to the QAA, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Advance HE consultation on their major review of the 2014 Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) guidance for higher education providers.  This follows a productive workshop with EAUC Scotland and LfS Scotland members working in Higher Education on 15th January… [read more]

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… [read more]

‘Whose Voice is it Anyway?’ Active participation for a better world.

Tue 30th June 2020 - Courses & Events Summaries

Our world stands at a crossroads: ecologically, socially, culturally and politically. Post-COVID-19, we have a chance to shape a ‘new normal’: one that puts people and planet on a par with profits, but how do we ensure that this new narrative isn’t just dominated by the same ethos that created the ‘old normal’? How do… [read more]

Exploring relevance and approaches in Learning for Sustainability in times of crisis and calm

Tue 9th June 2020 - Courses & Events Summaries

We are living in extraordinary times. On 3rd June 2020, more than 70 LfS Scotland members from across the country – and several international guests – gathered online to explore the relevance of Learning for Sustainability in creating a flourishing, equitable and sustainable world during and beyond the current COVID-19 pandemic. The event provided an… [read more]

Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2019 AGM

Sun 2nd February 2020 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting, held on Friday 10 January 2020 at Moray House, Edinburgh University had a timely theme – Feeling the Pressure: planetary health, participatory democracy and you. With awareness of the climate and nature crisis rising in Scotland, and the upcoming arrival of the critical COP26 climate conference in Glasgow in November 2020, more than seventy members came to… [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]

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]