News & Blogs: Learning for Sustainability

Join Scotland’s National Discussion on Education

Sun 25th September 2022 - Communities, Further and Higher Education, LfS Scotland Updates, News, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Uncategorised

The Scottish Government is inviting everyone who has an interest in the future of Scotland’s education system to join the National Discussion on Education, The Discussion was launched on September… [read more]


Campus Rewilding in the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration (2021-30)

Sun 25th September 2022 - Blog Posts, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

LfSS Steering Group member Duncan Zuill shares more about his campus rewilding project. This is an update from his last LfSS blog post. In 2017, I convinced my school of… [read more]


Autumn 2022: Join the sustainability conversation

Mon 12th September 2022 - Blog Posts, Communities, Courses & Events Summaries, News

This autumn, Learning for Sustainability Scotland is delighted to be working with The University of Edinburgh, General Teaching Council for Scotland, British Council, SCOREscotland and the Climate Sisters (supported by… [read more]


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]


The value of engaging college staff in sustainability

Thu 11th August 2022 - Blog Posts, Further and Higher Education, News

(This blog post was originally shared on the College Development Network website on 11 August 2022.) In this latest blog post, Betsy King from LfS Scotland and Lucy Patterson from EAUC Scotland share the… [read more]


LfSS staff awarded EAUC Fellowship

Fri 5th August 2022 - Further and Higher Education, News

The article below was originally published on the EAUC (Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges) website on 04 August 2022. Our partnership working with EAUC continues to go from strength… [read more]


Embedding Education for Sustainable Development in higher education

Wed 27th July 2022 - Blog Posts

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is celebrating 25 years of championing UK quality and standards. In this article, originally published on the QAA website, Dr Rehema White,… [read more]


GTC Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland launch new Professional Learning module

Tue 28th June 2022 - LfS Scotland Updates, News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

GTC Scotland, the teaching profession’s independent registration and regulation body in Scotland, has launched a second new Professional Learning module in partnership with Learning for Sustainability Scotland. Learning for Sustainability… [read more]


Planting the seeds: Whole-institution approaches to implementing education for sustainable development

Wed 1st June 2022 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates, News

Following COP26, there has been increased momentum around education for sustainable development (ESD) in universities and colleges across the UK. On 26 April 2022, our EAUC Scotland/ Learning for Sustainability… [read more]


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]