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

  • IDEAS welcomes new DFID Secretary of State

    IDEAS welcomes Penny Mordaunt, the new UK secretary of state for international development, and looks forward to working together to ensure that children and young people are given the education and power to become engaged global citizens.

  • Vision 2030+ report on Learning for Sustainability launched

    Vision 2030+, the final report of the Learning for Sustainability National Implementation Group, has been launched by Scottish Ministers, and underlines the importance of Learning for Sustainability as an entitlement for all learners.

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  • IDEAS AGM

    The International Development Education Association for Scotland (IDEAS), the global citizenship education network, will host its AGM soon, with a chance for non-members to find out more about its work.

  • Taking Action on the SDGs across Communities & Schools

    Learning for Sustainability Scotland's Sustainable Development Goals and Communities Task Groups invite people working in or with communities and schools to explore how to effectively embed the UN Sustainable Development Goals into our work.

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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.