Scotland’s Learning Estate Conference 2021 - Day 2

Focusing on the Scottish Government’s Learning Estate Strategy

The conference will explore the evidence, benefits and spatial possibilities of connecting people, places and learning. It’s aim is to support more collaboration around the planning and implementation of new integrated learning environments to improve the education and life chances of children and young people.

Those directly employed in early years, schools, colleges, universities, national and local government and other public services in Scotland can attend the conference at no cost. Find out about conference fees for private sector attendees here

Day 2: 24 November 2021

08:45

Registration & Exhibition Visit

09:45

Conference Stage 1

Digital

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‘Building’ back better… Over the last 18 months there has been lots of talk about ‘building back better’ but not a lot of talk about how we should take the learnings from the pandemic to bui...

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Conference Stage 2

Digital

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Digital: enabling efficient and safe design, build, operation and maintenance of our learning estates Designing for the health and wellbeing of building users Speakers: Neil McLean & David Ross, A...

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  • Rufus Logan Assistant Director Capital & Climate Change - Scottish Funding Council

Early Learning & Childcare Stage

Digital

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Scottish Virtual Nature School Children who previously attended ELC and had daily outdoor experiences faced major disruption to their usual routines because of COVID-19. Hear from Dr Claire Warden on ...

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11:00

Conference break

11:15

Conference Stage 1

Keynote

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12:00

Coffee Break & Networking

12:30

Conference Stage 1

Inclusive Growth

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Schools as Community Hubs:  Supporting whole of life learning in regional NSW This case study demonstrates a successful merging of previously separate community, school, cultural, health, wellbeing, ...

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Inclusive Growth

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Education led mixed-use regeneration in a historic setting Speakers: Lindsey Mitchell and Derek Yuille, Service Lead | Special Property Projects, South Ayrshire Council The vision of Henry Morris in b...

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  • Lindsey Mitchell Architect Director - BDP
  • View full profile for Derek YuilleDerek Yuille Service Lead | Special Property Projects | Place Directorate - South Ayrshire Council
  • Lone Wiggers Partner, Architect maa, mnal - C.F.Møller Architects Copenhagen

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Early Learning & Childcare Stage

Inclusive Growth

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Supporting inclusive growth through ELC infrastructure investments Speaker: Lynn Taylor, North Ayrshire Council Driving inclusive growth in the Northeast villages through return-to-work opportunities ...

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Workshops & Breakfast Discussions

Digital workshop

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Designing Physical, Hybrid and Digital Learning Spaces This interactive workshop will encourage participates to consider the digital needs of learners though the lens of the Scottish Curriculum. It wi...

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  • Stephen Bullock Senior Education Officer, Curriculum Design - Education Scotland
  • Ollie Bray Strategic Director - Education Scotland

13:30

Attendees & Exhibitors Networking Lunch

14:45

Conference Stage 1

Closing Keynote

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