The International Development Education Association of Scotland (IDEAS) is a network of organisations and individuals involved in Development Education and Education for Global Citizenship across Scotland.

For all global citizenship development

  • Young Citizen Advocates 2017 events announced

    Upcoming events under the Young Citizen Advocates banner have been announced for 2017 - so mark these dates in your diary.

  • Spotlight on Bala Sport

    New IDEAS member Bala Sport is a Glasgow based co-operative set up with the aim of ensuring a fair deal for sports ball workers in developing countries.

Global Learning Programme training in your area here

  • Learning for Sustainability: Connecting Classrooms

    There is still time to book a place on the  Learning for Sustainability: Connecting Classrooms courses for teachers, developed with British Council and University of Edinburgh.

  • Safe Place Challenge

    Today, tens of millions of people across the globe are fleeing their homes because of war, conflict and disaster. In some places the fighting is so bad, and the situation so dangerous, that people decide they have no choice but to try to take risky journeys to places of safety. The journeys facing refugees are often incredibly tough – and the choices they have to make along the way might be even tougher.

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  • Global Learning Programme Scotland Global Learning Programme Scotland

    Global Learning Programme Scotland offers practical fully- funded support to clusters, schools and teachers to develop global citizenship across the curriculum and through whole school activities. The Programme is aimed at all sectors - primary, secondary (including transition) and additional support needs.

  • Learning for a better future: a Global Citizenship approach Learning for a better future: a Global Citizenship approach

    Looking for something new and inspiring for the new school year? Passionate about building a fairer, more sustainable future through education? Register for this new GTCS accredited course in Learning for Sustainability (Global Citizenship) and join teachers from across Scotland, on what we hope will be an inspiring learning journey.