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 people vote for participation

    A social media poll run by IDEAS and partners as part of its Young Citizen Advocates initiative in the run-up to 2018's Year of Young People has so far shown a clear desire by young people to have greater influence over political decisions that affect their lives.

  • Global Learning Programme Scotland makes big impact

    Almost six thousand teachers across Scotland have been reached through the Global Learning Programme Scotland, funded by the Department for International Development.

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  • Schools Forum - Inverness

    Come and join Scotland Malawi Partnership & Highland One World Centre at an interactive and informative schools forum. Discussions around the arts and global citizenship, school partnerships and the SDGs. 

  • Making the Sustainable Development Goals Real: The Role of Teacher Education

    The 10th annual TEESNet conference will explore the theme of quality in relation to Education for Sustainable Development / Global Citizenship Education in teacher education, what this means in divergent local, national and global contexts and opportunities for the holistic vision presented by the SDGs.

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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.

  • Teach Global Ambassadors Teach Global Ambassadors

    Teach Global Ambassadors aims to build secondary teachers’ confidence and capacity to incorporate Global Citizenship into their teaching, enable them to support pupils to become 'active global citizens' and to lead on Global Citizenship activities within their schools and local authorities.