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

  • Learning for Sustainability events for youth workers

    A series of workshops to be held in Scotland this September is designed to help youth workers increase their understanding of global issues, supporting them to broaden and deepen the social and political participation of young people.

  • Global citizenship support for secondary school teachers

    Teachers in Scottish secondary schools who would like to build Global Citizenship and Learning for Sustainability into the curriculum should not be short of ideas and advice, because there are plenty of recent initiatives and publications that can help them.

  • Kenyan Connections to be made in Highlands

    Two exciting global citizenship events will take place next Monday in Inverness as part of a new Kenyan Connections project.

Opportunities to develop, share and reflect on practice

We will be adding some events soon, please get in touch for more information and come back to visit the site again in the near future.

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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.