Ensuring that all learners receive their entitlement to Learning for Sustainability (LfS), including a strong focus on climate justice education, will enable us to build a lasting legacy from the COP26 Summit. The resources below remain relevant and can be used to help young people engage in the key themes relating to climate change and sustainability.
These resources continue to be relevant to all those with an interest in climate education and Learning for Sustainability.
About the COP26 Summit
In November 2021, the United Nations COP26 Climate Summit took place in Glasgow, Scotland. This was one of the biggest events of its kind ever to be hosted in our country.
- Visit Education Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability blog for the latest news and updates.
- Check out our COP26 Wakelet for a list of curated resources and activities.
- Connect with like-minded practitioners to share resources and network via our LfS practitioner Network (Glow login required) in MS Teams in Glow.
- Access Learning for Sustainability online courses, run by the University of Edinburgh, the British Council and Learning for Sustainability Scotland.
Check out our Countdown to COP26 poster to find out more about the learning resources being produced to support the key COP26 themes.
PDF file: Countdown to COP26 (4 MB)
Countdown to COP - Early Years through Dugs Discovery Den
ThingLink card: Early Years Countdown to COP
Read to me (Book Creator): Dug’s Adventures on the Isle of Arran
Countdown to COP - Primary
ThingLink card: Primary Countdown to COP
Practical Guide for Primary - Countdown to COP
Countdown to COP - Broad general education
Presentation slides: Countdown to COP
Countdown to COP challenge – Nature
Countdown to COP challenge – Energy Transition
Countdown to COP challenge – Clean Transport
Countdown to COP challenge – Finance
Discover the environmental and social impact of denim, and then transform an old pair of jeans into something new and original.
Countdown to COP challenge – Adaptation and Resilience
Learn about the foods produced in your area and create an original, sustainable meal from local ingredients.
A summary of learning for sustainability resources
A summary of outdoor learning resources
Climate change in Scottish education briefing
Weather and climate change website
PowerPoint presentation: Learning for Sustainability COP26 Overview (20.7 MB)
PowerPoint presentation: Learning for Sustainability COP26 Overview - Narrated version (47.4 MB)