Scotland’s Learning Estate Conference 2021 - Programme Announced

The conference is complimentary for those directly employed in early years, schools, colleges, universities, national and local government and other public services in Scotland*

*All registrations will be verified by the organiser and anyone not deemed as public sector will be contacted to amend their registration

Day 1: 23 November 2021

08:45

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

Conference Stage 1

Keynote

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Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

10:30

Conference Break

10:45

Conference Stage 1

Session 1 – Learning Estate Strategy

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11:15

Conference Break & Exhibition Visit

11:45

Conference Stage 1

Session 2 – Suitable

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A wellbeing Brief for Schools Speakers: Sharon Wright & Helen Taylor We often approach wellbeing in school environments as remedial – something that will stem or address problems – when we mig...

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Chairperson:

  • David McEwan Divisional Director | Corporate Asset Management - Neighbourhoods, Regeneration & Sustainability, Glasgow City Council

Conference Stage 2

Session 3 – Suitable

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Inverurie Community Campus Speakers: Maxine Booth & Mark Mitchell Inverurie Community Campus Opens in August 2020, as part of the Schools for Future Funding. The buiding provides the community wit...

Speakers:

  • Maxine Booth Quality Improvement Manager - Aberdeenshire Council
  • Douglas Hutchison Depute Chief Executive and Director – People - South Ayrshire Council
  • Mark Mitchell Estates Programme Manager - Aberdeenshire Council

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12:45

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

Conference Stage 1

Session 4 – Sustainable Estate

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Big Ideas from a Small Island Speakers: Chris Malcolm & Ann McCarlie Educational provision on Barra and Vatersay is changing to reflect the different needs of how pupils learn, what is expected by...

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Chairperson:

  • Andy Dailly Head of School Building - Scottish Government

Conference Stage 2

Session 5 – Sustainable Estate

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Why is the default learning space indoors? Speakers: Sally York & Natalie White The Learning Estate is both indoors and outdoors. Why, when people talk about quality education,is the inference thi...

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Workshops & Breakfast Discussions

Session 6 – Suitable Workshop

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Shared Learning Event Workshop - LEIP Projects Architecture & Design Scotland with Scottish Futures Trust

15:00

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

15:45

Conference Stage 1

Session 7 – Low Carbon

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UK's First Passivhaus EnerPHit (deep energy retrofit) School Speakers: Sarah Lewis, Alistair Kidd & Mangus Dowie East Ayrshire Council and Hamson Barron Smith (HBS) will be working together over t...

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Chairperson:

  • John BrennanJohn Brennan Senior Lecturer in Environmental Design - Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Conference Stage 2

Session 8 – Low Carbon

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West Lothian Council Early Years Programme Passivhaus Vs Traditional Our session explores the parallel development before outlining where converging themes bond the proposals at the heart of the West ...

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16:45

Conference Break & Moving to closing keynote

Day 2: 24 November 2021

08:45

Registration & Exhibition Visit

09:45

Conference Stage 1

Session 1 – Digital

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Anytime, Anywhere, ANYONE, Learning Speakers: Neil Mclntyre, Kevin Cooper & Peter Kerr West Lothian Council has an Anytime Anywhere Learning policy which allows pupils to access online resources t...

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Conference Stage 2

Session 2 – Digital

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How do you manage the education estate digitally? Using predictive modelling and analytics to plan post-covid campuses Speakers: Becky Hayward & Mike Entwisle Universities have faced unprecedented...

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Chairperson:

  • Rufus Logan Assistant Director Capital & Climate Change - Scottish Funding Council

10:45

Conference break

11:00

Conference Stage 1

Keynote

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11:45

Coffee Break & Networking

12:15

Conference Stage 1

Session 3 – Inclusive Growth

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Scottish Government Policy Team - Place Policy Framework Speakers: Sam Cassels Innovation Centre programme Speakers: Paul Winstanley

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Conference Stage 2

Session 4 – Inclusive Growth

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Education led mixed-use regeneration in a historic setting Speakers: Lindsey Mitchell & Donalds Gillies The vision of Henry Morris in breaking down barriers between school and neighbourhood for al...

Speakers:

Chairperson:

  • Allen AnnAnn Allen Chief Executive Officer, CICES & Chair - Architecture & Design Scotland

13:15

Attendees & Exhibitors Networking Lunch