Date: Saturday 28 April 2018

Venue: Technology and Innovation Centre at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Registration is now open for this conference.

As previously advertised, internationally renowned Finnish educationalist Pasi Sahlberg is the main keynote speaker. In addition to what promises to be a highly engaging keynote presentation, there will be extended time for audience conversation and discussion with Pasi on the themes that he raises in relation to education and educational reform.

Also confirmed as speakers are Larry Flanagan, General Secretary and Gayle Gorman, Chief Executive Education Scotland, who will be presenting on and discussing issues related to education governance in a session which will be chaired by EIS President, Nicola Fisher. Questions from the audience will be encouraged.

To register your attendance at the Conference, please fill out and submit the form below, ensuring you include details of your place of employment and any dietary or access requirements.


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Workshop 1:

Anti Racist Education and Professional Learning
Khadija Mohammed, Jenny Kemp, Lesley Walker

Workshop 2:

Piecing Together the Assessment Jigsaw
Graeme Logan, Scottish Government Learning Directorate

Workshop 3:

Uncluttered Curriculum Design: BGE (Primary)
Carolyn Davren, Pollokshields Primary School

Workshop 4:

Rethinking Curriculum Design: Senior Phase
Karen McAlaney, Hillhead High School

Workshop 5:

Empowering Teachers through the Leadership Framework
Fearghal Kelly, SCEL

Workshop 6:

Voices from the Classroom
Fiona Graham, Linburn Academy, Matt Hodgman, Smithycroft Secondary School, Gabriella Rodolico, Glasgow Caledonian University, Gillian Wilson, Beckford Primary School

Workshop 7:

Going to Be… Able to Support Young People’s Mental Health
Carolyn Lochhead, SAMH

Further Information

Further information on the conference programme can be found here.