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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]

GTC Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland launch resources to help teachers engage with Learning for Sustainability and their Professional Standards

Tue 22nd February 2022 - Blog Posts, News

GTC Scotland, the independent professional and regulatory body for teachers in Scotland, has launched a Learning for Sustainability Hub in partnership with Learning for Sustainability Scotland. The Hub is designed to help teachers… [read more]

Preparing the Ground: Getting Started with Education for Sustainable Development in Your Institution

Tue 15th February 2022 - News

Following COP26, there has been increased momentum around education for sustainable development (ESD) in universities and colleges. On 20th January 2022, our well-attended EAUC Scotland/ Learning for Sustainability Scotland ESD… [read more]

Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2021 AGM

Mon 17th January 2022 - News

At the start of Scotland’s ‘Year of Stories’, on 12 January 2022, Learning for Sustainability Scotland members met online for our annual gathering; providing a chance to re-connect with each other… [read more]

Learning for Sustainability Awards 2021 announced

Mon 1st November 2021 - News

Education Scotland has announced the winners of the 2021 Learning for Sustainability Awards. These awards recognise the amazing achievements of Scotland’s people and the settings, schools and communities that have… [read more]

The Future they Want: supporting young people to take action for a more sustainable world

Wed 30th June 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries, News

On 15 June 2021 LfS Scotland and YouthLink Scotland  hosted the third in a series of joint webinars, joined by teachers and youth work practitioners from across Scotland . We explored… [read more]

UNESCO ESD for 2030 Roadmap launched at virtual World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

Tue 18th May 2021 - News

Learning for Sustainability Scotland is supporting the  UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development May 17-19 2021, where the crucial role of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as a… [read more]

EAUC Scotland and LFS Scotland submit a joint response to QAA ESD Guidance consultation

Wed 27th January 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries, News, Policy Advice and Responses

A joint response has been submitted to the QAA, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Advance HE consultation on their major review of the 2014 Education for Sustainable Development… [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]

SDG Accord Report 2020 – Progress towards the global Goals in the FE & HE Sector launched

Fri 11th December 2020 - News

A Global Alliance of the world’s universities, colleges and sustainability networks, including Learning for Sustainability Scotland,  have today (Friday, 11th December 2020) launched a new report: SDG Accord – Progress towards the global… [read more]