What does Learning for Sustainability mean for me?

This section supports you to find out more about what Learning for Sustainability is and how it relates to the Professional Standards for Teachers. This section will be frequently updated with new content, so please do be sure to revisit.

1. What is Learning for Sustainability?

Learning for Sustainability is an approach to life and learning. Making a professional commitment to learning and learners that is compatible with the aspiration of achieving a sustainable and equitable world embodies what it is to be a teacher in Scotland.

Find out more in this short narrated animation.


2. A professional guide for teachers

This professional guide aims to help you understand your responsibility to embed Learning for Sustainability in your teaching as part of a whole setting approach.

It also looks at ways to inspire and motivate learners to address the challenges of learning to live within the environmental limits of our planet and to build a just, equitable and peaceful society.


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