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.
Supporting international strategy on Education for Sustainable Development
Betsy King, Development Manager with Learning for Sustainability Scotland, is Regional Advisor for the European network of Regional Centres of Expertise (RCEs) in Education for Sustainable Development. In December 2022, she travelled to Japan to participate in the 17th meeting of the strategic Ubuntu Committee of Peers.
‘Inspiring Transformational Change through Learning’: our 2022 AGM & Networking event.
Our 2022 AGM was held online on 11th January and we were delighted to welcome a wonderfully diverse range of members from across the many educational sectors that comprise the Learning for Sustainability Scotland membership. read on to hear more about this event.
‘Connecting for transformational change through learning’: LfS members’ networking event
On 6th December 2022, we were delighted to welcome members and invited guests for an in-person gathering at Leith Community Croft in Leith, Edinburgh, to network, share and celebrate stories and experiences on the theme of ‘transformational change through learning’.
International award success for Learning for Sustainability Scotland and partners
We’re delighted to share our recent success in the 2022 Regional Centres of Expertise in Education (RCE) Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
Our ‘Agents of Change Toolkit’ received an ‘Outstanding Flagship Project’ award, and our ‘Connecting Youth Work and Learning for Sustainability’ initiative received an ‘Acknowledged Flagship Project’ award.
Now open to our members: nomination process for places on the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group
Deadline: 5pm 27 November 2022 Would you like to play a part in shaping the work of Learning for Sustainability Scotland by joining our Steering Group? As a member of… [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]
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]
Planting the seeds: Whole-institution approaches to implementing education for sustainable development
Following COP26, there has been increased momentum around education for sustainable development (ESD) in universities and colleges across the UK. On 26 April 2022, our EAUC Scotland/ Learning for Sustainability… [read more]