News & Blogs: Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Learning for Sustainability and ‘Putting Young People at the Centre’

Thu 6th October 2022 - Blog Posts, Courses & Events Summaries, Further and Higher Education, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Uncategorised

This is a time of change for Scotland’s education system. The Scottish Government and COSLA have launched the ‘most inclusive ever discussion on education in Scotland, with learners playing a… [read more]


Join Scotland’s National Discussion on Education

Sun 25th September 2022 - Communities, Further and Higher Education, LfS Scotland Updates, News, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Uncategorised

The Scottish Government is inviting everyone who has an interest in the future of Scotland’s education system to join the National Discussion on Education, The Discussion was launched on September… [read more]


Campus Rewilding in the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration (2021-30)

Sun 25th September 2022 - Blog Posts, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

LfSS Steering Group member Duncan Zuill shares more about his campus rewilding project. This is an update from his last LfSS blog post. In 2017, I convinced my school of… [read more]


GTC Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland launch new Professional Learning module

Tue 28th June 2022 - LfS Scotland Updates, News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

GTC Scotland, the teaching profession’s independent registration and regulation body in Scotland, has launched a second new Professional Learning module in partnership with Learning for Sustainability Scotland. Learning for Sustainability… [read more]


Co-creating a fair and green future with young people: Learning for Sustainability in action

Fri 20th May 2022 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates, News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

COP 26 demonstrated that young people are vocal and active: demanding urgent and decisive change and holding leaders accountable – particularly in addressing the climate crisis. Teachers, community and youth… [read more]


New QAA/Advance HE Education for Sustainable Development Guidance for Higher Education published

Tue 18th May 2021 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

The new Education for Sustainable Development Guidance for Higher Education providers, jointly published by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Advance HE, has been launched!  This Guidance… [read more]


GTC Scotland publishes learning for sustainability professional guide for teachers

Wed 27th January 2021 - News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC Scotland) has published ‘Learning for Sustainability: a Professional Guide for Teachers’ in partnership with Learning for Sustainability Scotland. The guide aims to help teachers understand… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Colmonell and Ballantrae Primary

Mon 3rd June 2019 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Colmonell and Ballantrae are two small rural primary schools in South Ayrshire with a shared Headteacher. This is the inspiring ongoing story of how they have developed a whole school approach,… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Culloden Academy

Mon 1st April 2019 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

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… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Saltersgate School

Mon 25th March 2019 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Saltersgate School provides education for primary and secondary aged children from across Midlothian who have additional learning needs.  This is the fascinating story of how they have set up outdoor learning… [read more]