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

  • Our LfS event at Scottish Parliament

    On Thursday October 4th 2018, IDEAS' members gathered together for an event at Scottish Parliament sponsored by Ross Greer MSP, titled 'Equity and Excellence through LfS'. With guest speakers including pupils from St. John's Academy and Carnoustie High, our focus was on the vital role of Learning for Sustainability in closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

  • We're looking for a Treasurer

    IDEAS is currently recruiting new Trustees for its Executive Committee and would welcome applications from enthusiastic and committed individuals who could contribute to making sure that education in Scotland develops young people who can challenge inequality and participate in creating a fairer future for all.

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  • Connecting Classrooms - Learning for the Sustainable Development Goals - level 2 Connecting Classrooms - Learning for the Sustainable Development Goals - level 2

    Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning is a new British Council programme working with schools around the world to help young people develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to thrive. In Scotland, as part of the programme, the Global Learning Centers have developed a new and exciting free course Learning for the Sustainable Development Goals – level 2 which will start very soon and take place over the next few months in Edinburgh, Fife and Glasgow.

  • 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? This FREE year-long GTCS accredited course in Learning for Sustainability (Global Citizenship) is suitable for practitioners working in the Primary, Secondary or ASN sector who have completed two years with full registration.