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

  • Vacancy at IDEAS for a National Officer

    IDEAS is a partner in a three-year European Commission-funded project entitled Bridge 47: Building Global Citizenship. The overall objective of the project is to mobilise global civil society to contribute effectively to global justice and eradication of poverty through global citizenship.

  • Advocacy Coordinator joins IDEAS

    IDEAS is excited to welcome Megan McHaney, who has recently started with us in the role of advocacy coordinator for the recently launched Bridge 47 project, aimed at promoting values-based education internationally.

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  • Global schools:Building and sustaining a school partnership

    A partnership with a school in Africa, Asia or South America can provide an exciting context for developing Global Citizenship learning and sharing of professional learning between countries. However, it can also be a challenge to set up and sustain a meaningful learning based partnership.

  • Are you a Young Citizen Advocate for change?

    Young people are often simultaneously at the centre of things and on the periphery. They may be the focus of an initiative or an action whilst having little to do with the decision-making process itself.

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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.