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

  • Event covers practicalities of teaching global citizenship

    Teachers attending a May event in Aberdeen can find out how other schools are embedding global citizenship, a key strand of Learning for Sustainability, across the curriculum.

  • Get your place at Scottish-Ghanaian youthwork event

    Teachers and other professionals working with young people across Scotland can take part in an exciting two-day workshop bringing together participants from Ghana, Malawi and Kenya as well as Scotland itself.

  • May events give primary teachers confidence and tools

    A pair of major global citizenship education conferences for primary classroom, deputy and head teachers will take place in Edinburgh and Glasgow next month, offering participants the chance to really engage with how to teach global issues and supported by Global Learning Programme Scotland.

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.