News & Blogs: Learning for Sustainability

Supporting international strategy on Education for Sustainable Development

Thu 19th January 2023 - Blog Posts, LfS Scotland Updates, News, RCE Network

Betsy King, Development Manager with Learning for Sustainability Scotland, is Regional Advisor for the European network of Regional Centres of Expertise (RCEs) in Education for Sustainable Development. In December 2022, she travelled to Japan to participate in the 17th meeting of the strategic Ubuntu Committee of Peers.


‘Inspiring Transformational Change through Learning’: our 2022 AGM & Networking event.

Mon 16th January 2023 - Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates, RCE Network

Our 2022 AGM was held online on 11th January and we were delighted to welcome a wonderfully diverse range of members from across the many educational sectors that comprise the Learning for Sustainability Scotland membership. read on to hear more about this event.


Scottish Government strengthens profile of Learning for Sustainability in the 2023 National Improvement Framework 

Wed 4th January 2023 - Blog Posts, News, Policy Advice and Responses

We warmly welcome the news that the Scottish Government has strengthened the profile and visibility of Learning for Sustainability in the 2023 ‘Achieving Excellence and Equity: National Improvement Framework and improvement plan’ (or ‘NIF’).

Published annually, this document ‘sets out the vision and priorities for Scottish education that have been agreed across the system, and the national improvement activity that needs to be undertaken to help deliver those key priorities.’
We have highlighted some of the key points from this document in this article.


#Let’sTalkScottishEducation: Responding to Scotland’s National Discussion on education

Wed 7th December 2022 - Communities, Further and Higher Education, News, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

It is a time of change in Scottish education, with warmly-welcomed opportunities to examine, discuss and reflect on system-wide reform. Learning for Sustainability is a key element in these opportunities… [read more]


‘Connecting for transformational change through learning’: LfS members’ networking event

Tue 6th December 2022 - Blog Posts, Communities, LfS Scotland Updates, News

On 6th December 2022, we were delighted to welcome members and invited guests for an in-person gathering at Leith Community Croft in Leith, Edinburgh, to network, share and celebrate stories and experiences on the theme of ‘transformational change through learning’.


International award success for Learning for Sustainability Scotland and partners

Wed 30th November 2022 - Blog Posts, LfS Scotland Updates, News, RCE Network, Sustainable Development Goals

We’re delighted to share our recent success in the 2022 Regional Centres of Expertise in Education (RCE) Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

Our ‘Agents of Change Toolkit’ received an ‘Outstanding Flagship Project’ award, and our ‘Connecting Youth Work and Learning for Sustainability’ initiative received an ‘Acknowledged Flagship Project’ award.


‘Learning, unlearning and re-learning’: reflections on COP27

Mon 28th November 2022 - Blog Posts, News, Sustainable Development Goals

Dr Beth Christie, Senior Lecturer in Moray House School of Education at the University of Edinburgh, was a delegate at COP27. In this video, she reflects on her experiences at the Conference – and what it means for learners, educators and enablers of learning across the world:


Strengthening and Supporting Approaches to ESD in Universities and Colleges

Tue 22nd November 2022 - Blog Posts, Courses & Events Summaries, Further and Higher Education, News

The latest meeting of EAUC Scotland’s Education for Sustainable Development Topic Support Network, supported by Learning for Sustainability Scotland, took place on 21st November 2022 with a focus on “Strengthening and Supporting Approaches to ESD in Universities and Colleges”


‘What I did in my holidays’ by Laura, aged 36: reflections from the 2022 RCE Europe Regional Meeting

Wed 9th November 2022 - Blog Posts, Courses & Events Summaries, News, RCE Network

Laura Curtis-Moss is Vice-Chair of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group and our Youth Co-ordinator. In this blog, she reflects on her recent participation in the 2022 RCE Europe Regional Meeting.


Now open to our members: nomination process for places on the Learning for Sustainability Scotland Steering Group

Thu 27th October 2022 - LfS Scotland Updates, News

Deadline: 5pm 27 November 2022 Would you like to play a part in shaping the work of Learning for Sustainability Scotland by joining our Steering Group? As a member of… [read more]