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It will explore: 'Redesigning the Future of Education and Skills'. This two-day conference and exhibition is a celebration of vocational learning, mixed with cutting-edge discussion on innovations to enhance vocational learning outcomes.

Expect to learn, debate and participate in a range of interactive indoor and outdoor sessions and activities, through a choice of over 90 workshops, seminars, learning activities, discussion and hands-on practical sessions. It will do all this through three topic strands:

1. Access – Retention – Achievement
2. Innovation – Creativity – Learning
3. Employability – Skills – Industry Sectors.

In addition to inspirational and thought-provoking key note speakers, the programme offers active professional learning, discussion and hands-on sessions, including:

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A focus on student mental health
Digital futures
Mindfulness sessions
Employer engagement
Work-based learning
Walk and Talk discussion sessions
Outdoor learning: Latest research and practice
Industry sector skills
The future of colleges and universities
Creativity in learning
Film screenings
Loads of free learning and teaching resources

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Our media partner is TES:

Our exhibition will feature a wide range of educational partners and suppliers, including:
Scottish Drama Training Network, Google, SQA, Ecorys, Robertson Trust, Tree of Knowledge, qdp, AoC Create.

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Speakers: Sir William Atkinson, labelled the UK's most successful headteacher, Dr Stephen Breslin, CEO, Glasgow Science Centre, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, Miniser for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, Josh Quigley, mental health survivor, Dr Ken Thomson, Principal, Forth Valley College, Garry Coutts, Chair of Court, University of Highlands and Islands

Category: Conferences, Education

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Date(s)6 - 7 Jun 2018
VenueQueen Margaret University
AddressMusselburgh, Edinburgh, East Lothian,

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Event Details

Date6 - 7 Jun 2018
Time(s)9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
VenueQueen Margaret University
East Lothian
Phone07734 805817


10 Apr 2018

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