News & Blogs

Hearts, heads and hands: RCE Scotland co-hosts the 12th RCE Global Conference

Wed 1st December 2021 - Blog Posts

“There has never been a more urgent need for the combined skills and knowledge of the global RCE Network. Our world is at a crossroads. The climate and associated biodiversity crises, human rights abuses, and political inertia are now evident across the planet.“ Introduction to the 12th Global RCE Conference Programme The 12th Global RCE Conference was… [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 demonstrated passion and commitment to building a socially-just, sustainable and equitable world. Nominations for the six categories – which includes winners and highly commended awards-… [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 how to inspire hearts and minds and support young people to both envision a sustainable future in their own communities and to become active change… [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 key enabler for the successful achievement of all UN Sustainable Development Goals and the COVID rebuilding process will be highlighted. At this important conference, delayed… [read more]


New QAA/Advance HE Education for Sustainable Development Guidance for Higher Education published

Tue 18th May 2021 - LfS in Schools

The new Education for Sustainable Development Guidance for Higher Education providers, jointly published by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Advance HE, has been launched!  This Guidance  is intended to help staff in UK higher education institutions to incorporate Education for Sustainable Development within their curricula. The guidance comes at a time… [read more]


Storytelling, Drama & Creativity Outdoors – an interactive webinar with EcoDrama

Sun 28th March 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries

A group of more than 50 teachers, NGOs and others interested to explore, promote and develop the role of Creativity in Learning for Sustainability joined our inspiring interactive webinar with Glasgow-based theatre company Eco Drama.  Sharing evidence from the award winning ‘Out to Play’  project,  Emily Reid and Ben Mali explored and demonstrated  the impact… [read more]


RCE Scotland co- hosts Global RCE webinars in the lead up to the 12th Global RCE Conference

Tue 2nd March 2021 - RCE Network

On 4th February 2021 LfS Scotland was delighted to co-host, with the Global RCE Service Centre,  the first of two online webinars to be held in the lead-up to the 12th Global RCE Conference. ‘RCE Global Network 2021: Achieving the SDGs: Action through Learning’ brought together more than 120 attendees, with representation from all regions of the RCE… [read more]


How to learn for a Better Future through School – Youth Work Partnerships

Tue 2nd March 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries

Learning for Sustainability is about working together to create a flourishing, equitable and sustainable world. It is an entitlement for all young people in Scottish Education. On 25th February 2021 LfS Scotland and YouthLink Scotland  hosted the second in a series of webinars,  joined by more than 70 teachers and youth work practitioners from across Scotland . Participants discussed how Schools… [read more]


Report from the LfS Scotland Jan – Dec 2020 AGM

Thu 28th January 2021 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates

Our 2020 Annual General Meeting and Networking event was held online for the first time on 12th January 2021. More than 150 members gathered to explore the theme Building Forward Better: The role of Learning for Sustainability – What role does Learning for Sustainability play in making the world a better place, and how can we… [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 (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]