Day 2: 22 November, Conference Programme

Day 2: 22 November

09:00

Registration & Exhibition Visit

09:45

Keynote Stage

Opening Keynote: Learning in Development

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Learning is a continuum throughout our lives: from our early years, primary and secondary school, college, university, training at work, community learning and lifelong learning.  How do we develop o...

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10:30

Coffee Break & Networking

11:00

Lammermuir Suite

Technologies Transforming Learning

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Newbattle Digital Centre of Excellence – Our transformational journey: The Pupils of Newbattle High School with Professor Judy Robertson, University of Edinburgh, Mark Davidson, Newbattle High Scho...

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  • Bernard Chisholm Director of Education and Children’s Services - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Lowther Suite

Health & Wellbeing

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The Architecture of Wellbeing - Lucy Plumridge & David Greig, HLM Globally, Universities are redesigning their learning spaces to meet changing demands in pedagogical practice and to improve stud...

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Workshop

2040 Everyday Learning

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We are not trying to imagine a future without schools, we are trying to imagine what form the learning environment of the future may take and how concentrated or dispersed it could become. Currently w...

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12:05

Lammermuir Suite

Inspiring Learning & Teaching Spaces

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What does Inspiring mean to you? This session asks the question “what does inspiring mean to you in the context of a learning environment?” We will hear insights from pupils and educationalists an...

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  • Laura Mason Chief Education Officer - West Dunbartonshire Council

Lowther Suite

School to work / Ready for Life

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Learning by Doing: Maxine McFarlane & John McFarlane, Young Enterprise Scotland The Young Enterprise Scotland Pathways Programme combines practical experiences with personal development support ...

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  • Ann Allen Director of Estates and Commercial Services - University of Glasgow and Chair of Architecture & Design Scotland

Workshop

Localities & Learning Workshop

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Collaboration sits at the heart of the public sector reform agenda in Scotland. Changing spaces, driven by policy need and community insight offers both the opportunity of service re-design and better...

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13:05

Lunch & Networking

14:15

Lammermuir Suite

Pupil/Student Experience

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The Gathering We will give a brief overview of Stirling and the growth of youth participation and how this is influencing the innovative delivery of services, around Mental Health, Education, transpor...

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Lowther Suite

Repurposing of Existing Buildings

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From classrooms and corridors to a new learning landscape: Hugh Anderson, haa design & Gordon Heggie, UWS In September this year UWS opened its doors to 2000 students at its new Lanarkshire ca...

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  • Dr Gordon Heggie Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, & Academic Lead for Lanarkshire Campus Project - University of West of Scotland
  • Emma Hardy Vice President Education - Glasgow University Students' Representative Council
  • Hugh Anderson Managing Director & Chairman - haa design
  • Catherine Dillon Ruddy Headteacher - Our Lady of the Missions Primary School, East Renfrewshire

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  • Gary Jebb Director of Estates - The University of Edinburgh

15:20

Keynote Stage

Closing Keynote: Question Time

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  • Ann Allen Director of Estates and Commercial Services - University of Glasgow and Chair of Architecture & Design Scotland
  • Clare Hicks Deputy Director, Learning Directorate - Scottish Government
  • Dr. Elaine Cook Depute Chief Executive and Director of Education - West Lothian Council
  • Carrie Lindsay Executive Director Education & Children's Services - Fife Council
  • Danny Raja Scottish Youth Parliament
  • Heather Dunk OBE Principal - Ayrshire College

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