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

  • New award announced for learning for sustainability

    The Scottish Education Awards have launched several new categories of award for this year, including learning for sustainability, and we encourage members and teachers to come forward with any great examples in this field.

  • Action 2015 campaign launches

    Over one thousand organisations from the fields of development and philanthropy around the world have joined forces to launch the post Millennium Development Goals Action 2015 campaign, figureheaded by 15-year-olds, whose lives will be impacted positively or negatively depending on upcoming decisions to be made by world leaders.

  • Stride Magazine Online!

    IDEAS’ global citizenship magazine, Stride, has gone on-line at Articles on global issues, practical classroom activities and useful resources.

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  • 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.

  • 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.