News & Blogs: News

The Revised National Performance Framework – A New Vision for Scotland?

Mon 25th June 2018 - News

The Launch of the Revised National Performance Framework Kirsten Leask, member of Learning for Sustainability Scotland and co-vice chair of our Steering Group attended the launch of the National Performance Framework earlier this month. Here she provides a detailed report on the launch event and discusses the positive impact the values and language of the… [read more]

Working with personal data? Are you ready for GDPR?

Thu 17th May 2018 - News

Abi Cornwall, Development Officer for Learning for Sustainability Scotland, has been working through various guides to get us ready for the upcoming changes to data legislation (GDPR). Here she outlines the main themes of the compliance and asks: With the deadline for compliance fast approaching, how ready are you? 

Research Into Action Briefings. Available Now to Download.

Fri 11th August 2017 - News

The Research into Action Briefings series was written to support engagement with published educational research in relation to Learning for Sustainability across the schools education community. The following titles are available to view or download: LfS Research Briefings – No.1: LfS and Attainment in Schools. 2016, Christie, B; Higgins, P. LfS Research Briefings – No…. [read more]

UK implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals inquiry response

Fri 4th November 2016 - News, Policy Advice and Responses

View the official and complete parliamentary response document here.

16 – 23 September is Climate Week

Fri 16th September 2016 - News

Climate Week is a new Scottish Government-led national campaign to raise awareness and inspire action on climate change. Public bodies are invited to participate in Climate Week by hosting events and activities highlighting the importance of reducing emissions and adapting to a changing climate. It aims to engage and inspire, by involving organisations and individuals… [read more]

Are you taking part in The World’s Largest Lesson?

Thu 15th September 2016 - News

This year’s theme is the Sustainable Development Goals – 17 goals looking to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice and to fix climate change over the next 15 years. These goals are for everyone – no matter how young and you can introduce the key themes of the SDGs by taking part in The World’s Largest… [read more]

Meet our newest, and youngest, blog article writer Heather Cameron

Mon 13th June 2016 - Blog Posts, News

Learning for Sustainability Scotland is delighted to introduce the newest member of the Blog article writing team. Heather is a 16 year old student at Dunbar Grammar School, and a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament for East Lothian. During 2015, she was one of the 15×15 year old Action/2015 ambassadors for the UK, which was a… [read more]

Connections with Nature Task Group seeks new members

Mon 14th March 2016 - News, Task Group News

As part of Learning for Sustainability Scotland’s work, we have focussed attention on developing some key areas of interest through a series of task groups. The Connection to Nature task group is a relatively new group and is at a pivotal point where we are seeking to explore and expand on recent research into nature… [read more]

Food & Health Education Funding – Deadline 17 April 2016

Fri 11th March 2016 - News

Another round of funding is available for early learning & childcare centres, primary schools and secondary schools to develop Food & Health education. Up to £3000 is available for successful bids and applications will close on Sunday 17 April. Find out more on the Food for Thought section on the Education Scotland website.

Traidcraft Snack Attack Challenge for Schools

Thu 10th March 2016 - News

Get your class to invent a Fairtrade snack, design the packaging & promotional campaign and be in with a chance of winning £100 of Traidcraft goodies for your school. At Traidcraft we want to encourage the next generation of decision makers to think about people as well as profit and the impact of the choices… [read more]