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 (ESD) guidance for higher education providers. This follows a productive workshop with EAUC Scotland and LfS Scotland members working in Higher Education on 15th January… [read more]
In late 2019 Learning for Sustainability Scotland responded to the General Teaching Council’s consultation on a ‘refreshed’ set of Professional Standards for education professionals. The Final Drafts of the Professional Standards 2021 are now available for comment by mid-November, in advance of enactment next August. Learning for Sustainability has been considerably strengthened throughout the final drafts, as… [read more]
Learning for Sustainability Scotland has submitted a detailed response to the General Teaching Council for Scotland’s consultation on the ‘refreshed’ set of Professional Standards and Professional Code for education professionals. Our submission is based on a workshop with members held on November 6th 2019. In our response suggestions are offered to strengthen the integration of Learning for Sustainability… [read more]
LfS Scotland’s response to the draft UNESCO position paper on the Future of Education for Sustainable Development What makes people act for sustainable development? How can education help make the transformation? UNESCO invites concerned stakeholders and the public to review the draft UNESCO position paper on the future of Education for Sustainable Development and share… [read more]
LfS Scotland and EAUC-Scotland respond to the College Development Network’s Draft Professional Standards for College Lecturers
EAUC-Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland have submitted a joint response to the College Development Network’s draft of the revised Professional Standards for College Lecturers. In the response suggestions are offered to enhance the integration of sustainability within the Professional Standards, and to provide greater clarity about what is expected from lecturers. Read the letter… [read more]
View the official and complete parliamentary response document here.
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.
Learning for Sustainability Scotland has released a number of reports offering advice to our members on relevant policy issues and responding to particular political events. These reports are free to use for our members and are for sharing among networks, colleagues and anyone who is interested. Please do make sure that Learning for Sustainability Scotland… [read more]
At the AGM in December our members worked together to develop the framework for a policy advice document which could be used in parliamentary election manifestos. The policy advice lays out our aspiration for Scotland’s communities to be flourishing and equitable, valuing and living within environmental limits, supported by healthy and diverse ecosystems. The finalised… [read more]