News & Blogs: #national policy

LfS Connect: Responding to the ‘Call to Action’ in secondary settings

Mon 29th April 2024 - Blog Posts, Courses & Events Summaries, News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Our ‘LfS Connect’ session on 25th April 2024, delivered in partnership with GTC Scotland, offered participants an opportunity to hear more about and discuss ‘Responding to the LfS Call to Action in secondary settings’.


Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards – monthly Connect session #19

Fri 12th April 2024 -

This session will have a focus on ‘The LfS Book Club: sharing our inspirational resources’. 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.


Responding to Scotland’s ‘Good Food Nation’ consultation

Thu 21st March 2024 - Blog Posts, Courses & Events Summaries, Policy Advice and Responses

On Wednesday 20 March, participants joined us and Nourish Scotland to share their views on the Scottish Government’s national Good Food Nation Plan. This consultation is open to everyone across Scotland until close of business on Monday 22 April 2024. We will publish our response in due course.


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.


Welcoming the Call to Action: realising the ambition of Scotland’s national Learning for Sustainability Action Plan

Wed 6th December 2023 - Blog Posts, Communities, Further and Higher Education, News, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Sustainable Development Goals, Young people

It’s official – Scotland’s national Learning for Sustainability Call to Action has been launched and we’re delighted to be playing our part in it here at Learning for Sustainability Scotland.


‘Catalysing a movement for change’: Learning for Sustainability in Scotland

Sun 1st October 2023 - Blog Posts, Communities, Further and Higher Education, LfS Scotland Updates, News, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Sustainable Development Goals, Young people

We recently held an energising round-table event to explore how a movement for change can be catalysed by Scotland’s refreshed national Learning for Sustainability Action Plan’s forthcoming national ‘Call to Action’.


Youth Work and Scotland’s refreshed Learning for Sustainability Action Plan – a roundtable

Thu 14th September 2023 - Blog Posts, Communities, Courses & Events Summaries, LfS Scotland Updates, News, Policy Advice and Responses, Young people

On 05 September, YouthLink Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland held a ’round table’ event for key individuals in youth sector network organisations in Scotland to discuss and examine Scotland’s refreshed national Learning for Sustainability Action Plan.


Youth Work and Scotland’s refreshed Learning for Sustainability Action Plan

Wed 26th July 2023 -

Join YouthLink Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland as we discuss and examine the new national Learning for Sustainability Action Plan and the opportunities it offers for the youthwork sector.


Welcoming the new national Learning for Sustainability Action Plan

Mon 26th June 2023 - Blog Posts, Communities, Further and Higher Education, Initial Teacher Education, News, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Sustainable Development Goals, Young people

We’re delighted to welcome Scotland’s refreshed national Learning for Sustainability (LfS) Action Plan: ‘Target 2030: a movement for people, planet and prosperity, which was launched on 23rd June at Grove Academy in Dundee by Jenny Gilruth MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills.


Monitoring and evaluating education for sustainable development in Higher Education workshop (Senior Managers)

Tue 30th May 2023 -

Measuring, monitoring and evaluating Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is an important task. Join this interactive workshop to learn more about monitoring and evaluating Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in your own higher education institution.