Keep Scotland Beautiful is an independent charity which campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues which affect people’s quality of life. It is committed to making Scotland clean and green, today and tomorrow.
Keep Scotland Beautiful are the leading provider of education for sustainable development in Scotland through Eco-Schools.
Eco-Schools is an international initiative designed to encourage whole-school action on sustainable development education issues. It is an environmental management tool, a learning resource and a recognised award scheme. It empowers young people to take action towards an economically, socially and environmentally just world.
The initiative provides a framework for learning and action which affords a wealth of opportunities for linking sustainable development education with the everyday curricular work undertaken by schools – as well as enabling and encouraging closer links between schools and the communities around them.
Keep Scotland Beautiful and the Pod
The Pod and Keep Scotland Beautiful are developing a new Career Long Professional Learning programme for Scottish teachers working to enhance their practice in Learning for Sustainability.
In addition to the new professional learning programme, Keep Scotland Beautiful and the Pod are working together to support Scottish schools in developing a whole school approach to Learning for Sustainability through their Eco-Schools work.
To find out more about Eco-Schools Scotland go to http://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/sustainable-development-education/eco-schools/