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
How to engage to create a Fairer Scotland
IDEAS and its members are preparing to engage with the Scottish Government’s new Fairer Scotland initiative, designed to look at the many ways in which Scotland could be made a fairer place by 2030.
Scotland early adopter of Sustainable Development Goals
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed this July that Scotland would be one of the first countries to sign up to the new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which outline a number of high-level objectives for countries, including ending poverty, ensuring access to education, achieving gender equality and promoting sustainable development.
Westminster reception generates global citizenship interest
A successful reception to highlight inequality and sustainability around the world was held at Westminster in July, with a high turnout of 42 MPs. Hosted by the Network of International Development Organisations in Scotland (NIDOS) and BOND, the work of IDEAS and Scotland’s development education centres was represented by Susan McIntosh from SCOTDEC.