Day 2: 22 November, Conference Programme

Day 2: 22 November

09:00

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

Keynote Stage

Opening Keynote: The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills will outline the steps the Government is taking to improve the education system in Scotland and the vital infrastructure that supports it

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Speaker:

  • John Swinney Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

10:45

Coffee Break & Networking

11:15

Lammermuir Suite

Inspiring Learning & Teaching Spaces

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Evidence-based school design for results - Professor Peter Barrett, University of Salford Schools are for education and it seems reasonable to think that school buildings should be designed to positi...

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Lowther Suite

Getting it Right for all Children & Young People

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A New ASN Secondary School for Falkirk Council: Design Choices and Initial Feedback - Richard Teed, Falkirk Children's Services The newly built Carrongrange High School opens in Grangemouth in August...

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  • Karen Quinn Care Inspectorate
  • Richard Teed Senior Forward Planning Officer - Falkirk Children's Services
  • Robin Knox, Team Manager - Infrastructure - North Ayrshire Council

Workshop

An Alternative Option Workshop

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The Scottish construction industry needs to assist the Scottish Government in meeting their commitment to the good quality, affordable expansion of the learning estate across Scotland.  Morrison Cons...

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12:30

Lunch & Networking

13:45

Lammermuir Suite

Inspiring Learning Spaces

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Inspiring Learning, Inspiring a Generation  West Calder High School: Inspired Learning Space - The pupils of West Calder High School, & Greg Coburn “Learning without walls” Coordinator. A sp...

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  • David McEwan Education Services Estate Programme Manager - Glasgow City Council

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An Intelligent Client

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Designing for innovation - Maggie Barlow, SPACE Strategies Increasingly investment in the education and learning estate is being viewed as an opportunity to support and catalyse change, new ways of d...

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  • Jonathan Moore Head of Funding & Infrastructure - Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate

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Workshop

Opportunities Outside: Early Years and External Environments Workshop

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A key element of strategies emerging to address the 1140 hours early years provision is more creative and meaningful use of outdoor spaces. These spaces offer a variety of opportunities to support you...

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  • Jeff Maquire Senior Policy Manager - Early Learning and Childcare Team - Scottish Government

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14:30

Lammermuir Suite

Extending Learning Benefits by Design

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What learning can we take for enhancing learner experiences from the way we design learning environments? Reflecting on recent investments, learning and teaching practices and the Inspiring Learning S...

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Lowther Suite

Learning at the Heart of Communities

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A Community Entitlement for Young People? - Dona Milne, NHS Lothian Although the school curriculum provides these opportunities within a formal education environment, children and young people are a...

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15:30

Keynote Stage

Closing Keynote

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