Learning Estate Strategy

Time: 10:35 - 11:35

Date: 27-Nov-2019


Learning Estate Strategy

An introduction to the aims and ambitions of the new Learning Estate Strategy through a review of three early demonstrator projects. Each speaker will describe how their particular project responds to a unique set of local needs and opportunities while also embracing the overarching concept of Connecting People, Places and Learning.

Introduction: Stephen Long, Scottish Futures Trust

Beatlie ASN Campus: Elaine Cook, West Lothian Council

Peterhead Community Campus: Maxine Booth, Aberdeenshire Council

Castlebay Campus: Bernhard Chisolm, Eilean Siar

Q+A: Diarmaid Lawlor, Architecture + Design Scotland


  • Bernard Chisholm Director of Education & Children's Services - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
  • Diarmaid Lawlor Director of Place - Architecture and Design Scotland
  • Dr. Elaine Cook Depute Chief Executive and Director of Education - West Lothian Council
  • Maxine Booth Lead Officer, Sustaining Education in the Northern Alliance Regional Improvement Collaborative Quality Improvement Manager, Learning Estates, Education and Children’s Services - Aberdeenshire Council
  • Stephen Long Associate Director Education - Scottish Futures Trust


  • Andy Dailly Head of School Building - Scottish Government

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