News & Blogs: #ThisisLfS

School students debate the climate crisis at COP28 simulation event

Mon 20th November 2023 - Blog Posts, Courses & Events Summaries, News, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Young people

On 16 November, Learning for Sustainability Scotland, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, welcomed pupils from Scottish and Egyptian secondary schools to take part in the British Council’s COP28 Climate Simulation Negotiation.


Learning for Sustainability and the Professional Standards – monthly Connect session #11: celebrating Scotland’s new Learning for Sustainability Action Plan

Mon 24th July 2023 -

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.


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.


Learning for Sustainability and ‘Putting Young People at the Centre’

Thu 6th October 2022 - Blog Posts, Courses & Events Summaries, Further and Higher Education, Policy Advice and Responses, Schools and early learning & childcare settings, Uncategorised

This is a time of change for Scotland’s education system. The Scottish Government and COSLA have launched the ‘most inclusive ever discussion on education in Scotland, with learners playing a… [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]


LfS in the Professional Standards – Drop-In #3

Fri 20th May 2022 -

Calling all teachers in Scotland! Join our monthly drop-in sessions to discuss and share more about Learning for Sustainability across the Professional Standards. Drop-In #3 will have a focus on… [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]


#ThisisLfS: Colmonell and Ballantrae Primary

Mon 3rd June 2019 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Colmonell and Ballantrae are two small rural primary schools in South Ayrshire with a shared Headteacher. This is the inspiring ongoing story of how they have developed a whole school approach,… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Culloden Academy

Mon 1st April 2019 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Culloden Academy is a large secondary school near Inverness, Highland. The development of resources inspired by professional learning has supported all staff in the school’s Biology and Science Departments to work… [read more]


#ThisisLfS: Saltersgate School

Mon 25th March 2019 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

Saltersgate School provides education for primary and secondary aged children from across Midlothian who have additional learning needs.  This is the fascinating story of how they have set up outdoor learning… [read more]