IDEAS members work individually and collaboratively in Scottish schools supporting global citizenship, learning for sustainability and rights across the curriculum. They work across all sectors, from early years to secondary, mainstream and special, offering a range of services.

  • Professional Learning courses and workshops for teachers and other educators
  • Development, coordination and delivery of projects
  • Stride, an online magazine for teachers and educators featuring articles on global issues, practical classroom activities and useful resources, as well as news from schools and IDEAS members
  • Development, signposting, loan and sale of classroom resources

These activities cover a range of themes and approaches, including:

  • Fair trade and trade justice
  • Human rights
  • Sustainable development
  • Participative learning
  • Peace Education
  • Race equality
  • Media awareness
  • School partnerships

For all global citizenship development

  • Bridge 47 Tender for Research Consultant



    Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship is an exciting project which mobilises global civil society to contribute to global justice and eradication of poverty through Global Citizenship Education (GCE). We are looking for a Research Consultant to do some short term, discreet pieces of work. 

  • LfS and Equity at Scottish Parliament

    This Thursday, 4th October 2018, we'll be at the Scottish Parliament with young people, practitioners and stakeholders from around Scotland for our Equity and Excellence Through LfS event.

Global Learning Programme training in your area here

  • Fife LfS teacher network meeting

    An opportunity for teachers in Fife to get together to share ideas, activities, and resources based around Learning for Sustainability.

  • Rice farmer visit

    One World Centre and JTS have organised a rice farmer visit giving an opportunity to hear directly from two growers of the famous Kilombero rice in Malawi about how a bag of rice can change a life!

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get involved

  • 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.