News & Blogs: LfS Scotland Updates

Meet our Members: Solutions for the Planet tell us about their Big Ideas competition

Wed 7th February 2018 - LfS Scotland Updates

Solutions for the Planet are a social enterprise working in Glasgow and Falkirk (as well as nationally). They are a  small team of 4, working across different areas in the UK and their vision is for “a generation of young people ready and able to respond to 21st Century sustainability challenges.” Learning for Sustainability Scotland was the… [read more]

All the news from our January AGM & Networking Day (with links to reports)

Wed 31st January 2018 - LfS Scotland Updates

The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 18  January 2018 at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was  Learning for the Future – Whose Voice Counts? The workshops contributed to the UK Stakeholders Action Plan for the SDGs and focused on how to engage young people in Scotland’s Year of… [read more]

Programme & Speakers confirmed for the AGM & Network Gathering

Wed 13th December 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

As we reach the second anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018begins this year’s annual gathering will consider how to how best to release the potential of everyone -individuals, communities and sectors- to create human and planetary wellbeing . With a challenging contribution from journalist and political commentator Joyce McMillan, particular emphasis will… [read more]

Seeking Nominations for the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group

Tue 28th November 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

Seeking nominations for the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group Deadline: Friday 15 December 2018 at 5pm Membership of our Steering Group is  for a two year term  and voting for new representation on the Steering Group will take place at this year’s AGM on 18 January 2018. If you would like to be part… [read more]

Meet our Members: Fiona Ross, Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group

Mon 20th November 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

In the first of our Meet our Members series, we meet:Fiona Ross – chair of the Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group. Fiona is a hugely inspiring and positive member of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland network and plays an active part on our SDGs task group. Here she talks about her interest in the Sustainable… [read more]

Dr. Geoff Fagan (1947-2017)

Thu 31st August 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

The learning for sustainability community in Scotland learned with great sadness of the passing of our friend and colleague Geoff Fagan in August 2017. As well as a loving husband and father, Geoff was the driving force behind the CADISPA Project (Conservation and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas), helping communities to build the capacity necessary… [read more]

Global Intimacy: Learning to Love Your Planet (Pete Higgins TED talk)

Mon 15th May 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

Pete Higgins – Learning for Sustainability Scotland Director – is currently Professor of Outdoor and Environmental Education in the University of Edinburgh and is Dean in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is an advisor on environmental sustainability education to the Scottish Government, the UK Commission for UNESCO and other UK, European and… [read more]

UNESCO’s Aaron Benavot speaks at LfS Scotland’s AGM

Tue 24th January 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

Education for People and Planet LfS Scotland members were privileged to hear from Aaron Benavot, Director of the new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO at our 2016 AGM held on 19 January 2017. He spoke about the potential for education to propel progress towards all the Sustainable Development Goals outlined in the UN’s… [read more]

Announcing the new Steering Group members & AGM update

Mon 23rd January 2017 - LfS Scotland Updates

The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 19 January at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education. This year’s theme was Transforming our World – education and learning that responds to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Over sixty members came to join in the discussion and to explore the future work of Learning for Sustainability… [read more]

LfS Scotland’s Response to the Environmental Audit Committee consultation

Tue 27th September 2016 - LfS Scotland Updates, Policy Advice and Responses

The Environmental Audit Committee consultation for 2016 was on The Sustainable Development Goals and the United Kingdom. Learning for Sustainability Scotland produced an official response and it is now available to read (along with our other policy documents) by clicking here.