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Conference Programme 2024

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Learning Places Scotland Conference Programme 2024

The theme for this year's Learning Places Scotland Conference is Maximising Opportunities across the Learning Estate

This event has been structured with a balanced agenda. It allows attendees to attend engaging sessions, interactive workshops, networking opportunities and have time to explore the exhibitor areas. Attendees can customise their experience to suit their interests and needs.

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11:45
  1. Stage 1
    60 mins
    This session will look at the value of green spaces in cities and on school grounds, providing attendees with an insight into how existing grounds can be transformed to deliver more for pupils, teachers and the surrounding community.
  2. Stage 2
    60 mins
    This session will look at a three-year change plan to enhance learning through furniture, outdoor space and retrofit building interventions.
  3. Campfire
    60 mins

    Post Occupation Evaluation on 6 reference schools led to questions of conflict and agreement. This session focuses on area of agreement for discussion.

  4. EdTech Stage
    60 mins
15:45
  1. Stage 1
    60 mins
    This session will delve into the partnerships and collaboration fostered in two projects - Castlebrae Superlab and Wallyford Learning Campus.
  2. Stage 2
    60 mins
    Kier, alongside staff and pupils from schools in Edinburgh and North Lanarkshire, showcase the inclusive Programmes they are running in collaboration with education and industry partners to inspire, encourage and inform young people, with a focus on females, into the construction industry.
  3. Campfire
    60 mins
    Passivhaus vs Non-Passivhaus
  4. EdTech Stage
    60 mins
    Panel session looking at AI literacy in education - benefits, risks and ethical considerations
16:50
  1. Stage 1
    40 mins
    Panel Session discussing the critical aspects of business continuity and maintaining education in our schools, colleges and universities in times of crisis.
17:30
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11:15
  1. Stage 1
    60 mins
    Inclusive design and place-based thinking – lessons learned from the Craighalbert Centre
  2. Stage 2
    60 mins
    Details to follow
  3. Campfire
    60 mins
  4. EdTech Stage
    60 mins
    Details to follow
13:30
  1. Stage 1
    60 mins

    Estate Rationalisation and Decarbonisation: Maximising Value and Student Experience

    Creating the Springboard for College Development

  2. Stage 2
    60 mins

    Unleashing the Potential: Innovative Strategies for Educational Spaces

    This session will delve into approaches to maximising the potential of existing buildings and sites, all while creating enhanced and sustainable learning environments. Discover how to extend and remodel spaces with a strong emphasis on sustainability, holistic design, and adaptive reuse.

  3. Campfire
    60 mins
    Integrating technology effectively into educational practices to enhance learning experiences
  4. EdTech Stage
    60 mins
    Maximizing Learning Opportunities Across the Learning Estate with Dynamic Assessment
15:00
  1. Stage 1
    60 mins
16:00
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