Teacher education for the green transition and sustainable development: a pan-European priority
Teacher professional learning has been identified as one of the most significant catalysts for bringing innovation and sustainability into our education systems. The EU has formally called for Learning for Sustainability to become a key priority area in education policies and programmes and for support to be given to educators through training and professional development. A new report shares examples of good practice from across Europe – including Scotland.
The role of education in a climate emergency: four key asks from Teach the Future Scotland
Taking action on climate change is one of the major challenges of our times, and education has a major role to play. Teach the Future has four key asks for policy makers and presented them at a Scottish Parliamentary reception on 22 March.
Exploring Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards: our partnership with the General Teaching Council for Scotland
Learning for Sustainability Scotland and the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC Scotland) have worked together to create the GTC Scotland Learning for Sustainability Hub: a ‘one-stop-shop’ to support teachers to weave LfS across their practice.
‘Joining the dots’: Educational reform in Scotland and the refresh of Scotland’s national Learning for Sustainability Action Plan
It’s #TimeforLfS. At a time of major reforms in Scottish education, we share more about the imminent refresh of the national Learning for Sustainability Action Plan and the opportunities this presents for Scottish education.
#Let’sTalkScottishEducation: Responding to Scotland’s National Discussion on education
It is a time of change in Scottish education, with warmly-welcomed opportunities to examine, discuss and reflect on system-wide reform. Learning for Sustainability is a key element in these opportunities… [read more]
Learning for Sustainability and ‘Putting Young People at the Centre’
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
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)
LfSS Steering Group member Duncan Zuill shares the latest about his campus rewilding project at Levenmouth Academy in Fife. This is an update from his last blog posts in September… [read more]
GTC Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland launch new Professional Learning module
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
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]