Join the Scottish Fair Trade Forum for an evening of Fair Trade, food and celebration as they announce the winners of the 2018 Scottish Fair Trade Awards!

Are you passionate about educating for a better world? Do you want to start the change? 
We are delighted to announce more information about this exciting teacher training session!

An opportunity for teachers in Fife to get together to share ideas, activities, and resources based around Learning for Sustainability.

One World Centre and JTS have organised a rice farmer visit giving an opportunity to hear directly from two growers of the famous Kilombero rice in Malawi about how a bag of rice can change a life!

Looking for something inspiring for the new school year? Passionate about building a fairer, more sustainable future through rights-based learning?

The SEC in Glasgow will host 4500 delegates from the education sector for this year’s Scottish Learning Festival.

Are you passionate about supporting young people to make a positive change in the world?

Are you passionate about supporting young people to make a positive change in the world?

IDEAS AGM will be held in the IDEAS office, 3 Alva Street, Edinburgh from 11pm - 3pm.

Aberdeen Science Centre and The Montgomery Development Education Centre invite teachers of STEM subjects and STEM Ambassadors to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

The vital role of Learning for Sustainability in closing the attainment gap.

This programme is specifically for Headteachers, Senior Management or those with responsibility for their school's outdoor learning to lead and direct change in school.

This conference builds on the hugely successful 2017 conference ‘Making the SDGs Real’, by  focusing on Goal 4 and the role of teacher education in moving beyond awareness of the SDGs to critical engagement and action.

An interdisciplinary event, mobilising scholars, social movements, practitioners and members of governmental agencies, undertaking research and/or executing projects focusing on social responsibility and sustainability from across the world.

The conference Collaborations for Change, Global Goals for Tomorrow's Education, Today, recognises the critical role universities and colleges across the planet have to play in finding and implementing a solution to climate change, and realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with partnership working.

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play.

Highland One World is offering a free online professional learning opportunity for upper primary and secondary teachers across Scotland to increase skills and confidence in delivering education for global citizenship and Learning for Sustainability. 

Getting to the Heart of the SDGs: The Role of Teacher Education in Prompting Critical Engagement and Action.

Scotland Welcomes Refugees Gathering 2018 is for people involved in civil society, grass-roots volunteer or charitable-led work, to connect welcome groups with one another and to be a place for sharing ideas. Listening to and discussing with refugees and refugee-led organisations will be a central part of the event.

The aim of this conference is to enhance the practice of those working within Sustainable Development Goals and Learning for Sustainability across all forms of education.

As most of you will be aware, 2018 is the Year of Young People! In preparation for this, last year the IDEAS network hosted three events for secondary pupils which aimed to inspire and encourage young people to take a leading role in issues of interest to them, locally and globally.

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.

Save the date: Scotland Malawi Partnership's 2018 Schools Forum will take place next month. The network's Youth Congress will also be back for next year to celebrate the Year of Young People.

NEW OPPORTUNITIES LAUNCHED FOR 2018! Join hundreds of other teachers working in Scotland who have participated in the Learning for Sustainability: Connecting Classrooms course and are now eligible to apply for funding for overseas partnership projects and continuing to work towards GTCS Professional Recognition for Learning for Sustainability.