News & Blogs: Schools and early learning & childcare settings

#ThisisLfS: Cornton Nursery

Wed 5th December 2018 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Cornton Nursery is a local authority nursery in Stirling, providing Early Years and Family and Childcare learning for 110 children and their families. Click on this link to read Cornton Nursery’s inspiring #ThisisLfS story on achieving a whole setting approach to Learning for Sustainability. Our #ThisisLfS series presents inspirational stories about how Learning for Sustainability is… [read more]


Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals – A Secondary Teacher’s Experience

Fri 17th August 2018 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Sustainable Development Goals

6 ways to improve secondary level engagement using the UN Sustainable Development Goals  Through learner engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, secondary teacher Jo Fraser has recognised the positive impact on the pupils she worked with and is excited about the diverse and significant opportunities for learning that arise when embedded throughout the… [read more]


Secondary School Teacher Survey – give your views for a chance to win £100 in Traidcraft vouchers

Mon 14th May 2018 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

As part of their EU project:  Global Issues, Global Subjects, Scotdec have developed a survey aimed at secondary school teachers in Scotland. The survey is looking to establish your views on the learning support available for Secondary teachers, particularly with a focus on Learning for Sustainability and Global Citizenship – which are, as you know… [read more]


Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP (Minister for Further & Higher Education and Sciences) launches the Vision 2030+ Report

Wed 31st January 2018 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Task Group News

The full transcript from Minister for Further and Higher Education and Sciences Shirley-Anne Somerville (MSP)’s speech, formally launching the Vision 2030+ Report is now available to download. Before introducing Irmeli Halinen, Formerly Head of Curriculum Development at the National Agency of Education (FNAE), Finland at her lecture in September 2017 at the University of Edinburgh, Shirley-Anne… [read more]


Vision 2030+, the Concluding Report of the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group, has been formally accepted and launched by Ministers.

Thu 9th November 2017 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Task Group News

The Report celebrates the progress that has been made by Scottish Schools and reaffirms the importance of LfS as an entitlement for all learners. It also sets out the vision for LfS through to 2030 – the target date for realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In launching the Vision 2030+ Report, Shirley-Anne Somerville… [read more]


New Report sets out the Vision for Learning for Sustainability in Scotland’s schools to 2030 and beyond

Tue 7th June 2016 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Task Group News

Vision 2030 +, the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group’s concluding report  has been published,  setting out  a Vision for Learning for Sustainability in Scotland’s schools to 2030 and beyond. The report establishes convergence between LfS and the 2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals as a direction for further policy development to 2030 (the 15-year period… [read more]


SNH Report: Teaching, Learning & Play in the Outdoors

Thu 26th March 2015 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

SNH commissioned report on teaching, learning & play in the outdoors: a survey of school & pre-school provision in Scotland is now available to read. This research considers to what extent, in what ways and with what impacts schools and pre-schools are utilising the school grounds, local areas, and other places beyond as settings for… [read more]