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

  • Advocacy Coordinator joins IDEAS

    IDEAS is excited to welcome Megan McHaney, who has recently started with us in the role of advocacy coordinator for the recently launched Bridge 47 project, aimed at promoting values-based education internationally.

  • New resource explores climate justice

    Christian Aid Scotland has just produced a new 'Window on the World' resource for primary schools, exploring the theme of climate justice both overseas and at home.

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  • Young Citizen Advocates residential course

    As most of you will be aware, 2018 is the Year of Young People! In preparation for this, last year the IDEAS network hosted three events for secondary pupils which aimed to inspire and encourage young people to take a leading role in issues of interest to them, locally and globally.

  • Global schools:Building and sustaining a school partnership

    A partnership with a school in Africa, Asia or South America can provide an exciting context for developing Global Citizenship learning and sharing of professional learning between countries. However, it can also be a challenge to set up and sustain a meaningful learning based partnership.

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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.