News & Blogs: Sustainable Development Goals

Collaboration to scale up community action on sustainability

Tue 23rd August 2022 - Blog Posts, Communities, Courses & Events Summaries, Sustainable Development Goals

Many public sector bodies, including local authorities, have a mandate to support sustainability action and to facilitate community engagement in their regions. At the same time, many community-led initiatives and… [read more]

Scotland’s progress on sustainable development lays backdrop for country’s recovery

Mon 3rd August 2020 - News, Sustainable Development Goals

This week, the Scottish Government published its landmark review of the progress Scotland has made in delivering the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to end poverty, protect the planet… [read more]

Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals – A Secondary Teacher’s Experience

Fri 17th August 2018 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Sustainable Development Goals

6 ways to improve secondary level engagement using the UN Sustainable Development Goals  Through learner engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, secondary teacher Jo Fraser has recognised the… [read more]

Paul Bradley (SCVO): Reflections on the UKSSD ‘Measuring Up’ SDGs Report

Tue 17th July 2018 - Sustainable Development Goals

A landmark report on the UK’s progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been published. ‘Measuring Up’, produced by UKSSD, paints a somewhat gloomy picture of the UK’s performance,… [read more]

News Report: How the UK is performing against the UN Sustainable Development Goals – first official assessment

Tue 3rd July 2018 - News, Sustainable Development Goals

Urgent action is needed to prevent UK slipping behind other nations on poverty, equality and the environment. A new report released today (3 July 2018) has highlighted why the UK… [read more]

TEESNET 11th Annual Conference welcomes UNESCO’s lead on Education for Sustainable Development, Alexander Leicht

Tue 26th June 2018 - Courses & Events Summaries, Sustainable Development Goals

Getting to the Heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) UNESCO’s Alexander Leicht will be joined by educator, teacher and NGO delegates as well as fellow speakers Duncan Green, Senior… [read more]

Report: Reflecting on the Emergence of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: A Call for Action in Scotland (East, M & White, RM)

Mon 26th March 2018 - Sustainable Development Goals

Announcing an in-depth and insightful report written in collaboration between May East (UNITAR Fellow) and Rehema M. White (University of St Andrews, Learning for Sustainability Scotland). Here they reflect on historic… [read more]

The Sustainable Development Goals: it’s time for you to get involved!

Mon 25th September 2017 - Sustainable Development Goals

On this day in 2015, 193 UN member states gathered in New York to sign up to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It’s the closest the world has come to… [read more]

Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Initial Teacher Education in the UK: Progress and Opportunities

Thu 18th May 2017 - Sustainable Development Goals, Task Group News

In September 2015, 193 countries across the world, including the UK, agreed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  They set a challenge for every country to tackle poverty, inequality, climate change… [read more]

Blog: Exploring learning for sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals in youth work

Mon 13th February 2017 - Sustainable Development Goals, Task Group News

Emily Beever is the Senior Development Officer (Policy and Research) at YouthLink Scotland, the national agency for youth work in Scotland. Emily co-ordinates YouthLink Scotland’s Members Network. The most recent Members… [read more]