A social media poll run by IDEAS and partners as part of its Young Citizen Advocates initiative in the run-up to 2018's Year of Young People has so far shown a clear desire by young people to have greater influence over political decisions that affect their lives.
Almost six thousand teachers across Scotland have been reached through the Global Learning Programme Scotland, funded by the Department for International Development.
Three organisations in Scotland will receive major European funding for international projects that will boost global citizenship education and its impact on the Sustainable Development Goals.
A new guide has been published by UNESCO laying out learning objectives for Education for Sustainable Development to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Children's Parliament has released a report, School Should Be a Joyful Place, drawing on eight years' of work and consultation with children, looking at what children want from education.
A new education project has launched, aimed to provide a more fair, community-focussed alternative to conventional enterprise education.
CONCORD, the network of European NGOs, has just published its 2016 AidWatch report, and concludes that EU aid is backsliding.
The Scottish Government has launched a governance review and is seeking views on how education – from early years to secondary schools – is run to ensure that it delivers excellence and equity for all children and young people.
IDEAS coordinator Dr Tanya Wisely last week attended the Global Education Network Europe conference in Florence, Italy, on behalf of DfID and the Global Learning Programme.
IDEAS' Global Citizenship Month, which took place throughout September and included a roadshow, a Parliamentary event and a stint at the Scottish Learning Festival, has proved a big success and we hope to keep the positive momentum going, with more events planned later this year and in early 2017 - watch this space.
Learning for Sustainability Scotland is working with members to develop a new task group focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals.
Scotland's Minister for International Development and Europe Dr Alasdair Allan MSP has announced that Scotland is going to build upon international development partnerships with four countries from 2017.
A new online learning course that will allow teachers to explore how to incorporate global citizenship into their schools and lessons without having to attend physical courses will be launched by the end of 2016, IDEAS is announcing today (29 September).
International development network CONCORD Europe today hosted an online discussion entitled Consequences of Brexit: What does it mean? How should we react?
An awards ceremony will take place next week in Aberdeen to recognise pioneering work done by six schools in the city as part of the innovative Miniature Earth Learning Project.
The Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability Network (TEESNet) has announced details of its 2016 conference, entitled Measuring What’s Valuable or Valuing What’s Measurable? Monitoring and Evaluation in Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship.
Learning for Sustainability, including global citizenship education, is an absolutely fundamental way of making education relevant to young people's lives, says IDEAS network director and Global Learning Programme Scotland director Dr Tanya Wisely.
People are invited to host an event during 2016's Global Day of Citizen Action, on 14 May. The Global Day of Citizen Action is part of a global campaign to raise awareness about the importance of 'civic space' - the freedom to speak out, organise and take action.
This September will see the annual conference of the Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability Network, which will focus on opportunities and challenges in the monitoring and evaluation of sustainabile development and global citizenship education.
The Scottish Government last week launched a major consultation on its international development policy, stating that its current budget is “spread too thinly”.
Scottish Government Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages Alasdair Allan has urged schools to take part in a conversation about what Learning for Sustainability means across Scotland.
The Development Education Research Centre has recently launched two important research reports, both written as part of the Global Learning Programme in England, looking at the adoption of global learning in English schools, and pupils' understandings of poverty.