News & Blogs: national LfS strategy

Welcoming our new Director

Fri 5th July 2024 - Blog Posts, Communities, Further and Higher Education, LfS Scotland Updates, News, RCE Network, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Sustainable Development Goals, Task Group News, Young people

It’s a time of change here at Learning for Sustainability Scotland.

We’re delighted to welcome our new Director, Dr Beth Christie, as our current Director, Professor Pete Higgins, steps down this summer after eleven years in the role.


Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards – monthly Connect session #22

Fri 12th April 2024 -

Join us and the General Teaching Council for Scotland at our monthly drop-in sessions to connect with other practitioners and contributors to share, celebrate and discuss more about Learning for Sustainability and what it means for you, your practice, your setting and your wider learning community.


Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards – monthly Connect session #21

Fri 12th April 2024 -

This session will have a focus on ‘Coaching and mentoring students: LfS in initial teacher education’.

Join us and the General Teaching Council for Scotland at our monthly drop-in sessions to connect with other practitioners and contributors to share, celebrate and discuss more about Learning for Sustainability and what it means for you, your practice, your setting and your wider learning community.


Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards – monthly Connect session #18

Fri 12th April 2024 -

This session will have a focus on ‘Learning with our peers: the LfS Mentor programme’. Join us and the General Teaching Council for Scotland at our monthly drop-in sessions to connect with other practitioners and contributors to share, celebrate and discuss more about Learning for Sustainability and what it means for you, your practice, your setting and your wider learning community.


Effective collaboration for Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability ‘Movement for Change’

Thu 1st February 2024 -

Join us online as we explore the aspirations of Scotland’s new Learning for Sustainability ‘Movement for Change’ and consider how members from all sectors can collaborate effectively to make this a reality.


Shaping the future: discussing the Wellbeing and Sustainable Development (Scotland) Bill

Fri 26th January 2024 -

Join us and colleagues from Scottish Government as we explore and shape a response to the consultation on the proposed Wellbeing and Sustainable Development (Scotland) Bill.


Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards – monthly Connect session #16

Mon 15th January 2024 -

Join us and the General Teaching Council for Scotland at our monthly drop-in sessions to connect with other practitioners and contributors to share, celebrate and discuss more about Learning for Sustainability and what it means for you, your practice, your setting and your wider learning community.


Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards – monthly Connect session #15

Mon 15th January 2024 -

Join us and the General Teaching Council for Scotland at our monthly drop-in sessions to connect with other practitioners and contributors to share, celebrate and discuss more about Learning for Sustainability and what it means for you, your practice, your setting and your wider learning community.


Connecting and learning together for a better world: celebrating a decade of Learning for Sustainability Scotland at our 2023 AGM 

Mon 15th January 2024 - Blog Posts, Communities, Courses & Events Summaries, Further and Higher Education, LfS Scotland Updates, News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Young people

This year’s annual gathering and AGM was an in-person celebration of the tenth year of Learning for Sustainability Scotland as Scotland’s UN University-recognised Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development.


Learning for Sustainability Scotland praised as ‘key champion’ by Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

Fri 12th January 2024 - Blog Posts, Communities, Courses & Events Summaries, Further and Higher Education, Initial Teacher Education, LfS Scotland Updates, News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Sustainable Development Goals, Young people

Jenny Gilruth MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, has hailed the contribution of Learning for Sustainability Scotland in its pan-sectoral approach to advancing the skills, knowledge, and values needed for a more sustainable and equitable world.  ‘Learning for Sustainability’ as this kind of learning is known in Scotland, is now more prominent than ever across Scottish education.