Learning & skills events

Find out about learning and skills conferences, seminars and exhibitions taking place across Scotland in the coming months.


“Informed Scotland provides a very valuable service with information on forthcoming Professional Learning events throughout Scotland. There are lots of useful events in their listings that I only found out about through their Calendar.”
– Allan Wilson, Information Officer, CALL Scotland, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh

“Everyone involved in Scottish education should regularly check out the Events Calendar and follow @InformedScot on Twitter. Quite simply, it tells you about everything that’s going on!”
– David Noble, co-founder of Radio EDUtalk

“It’s great to see all that’s happening in learning and development in one place. Thanks to the Calendar I am always up to date with current events and never miss anything.”
– Allan Lloyds, Founder, Product Forge


Are you organising an event you’d like us to publicise?

Contact angela.gardner@ajenterprises.co.uk with the details.

Click on the Agenda button below (right) to display the Calendar by month, week or day, or use the Categories filter below:  

The PopUp Business School @ Silverburn, Glasgow
Oct 16 – Oct 20 all-day

The Pop Up Business School. More information from http://www.popupbusinessschool.co.uk/glasgow.html

The Role of Schools in Resettling Refugees: Case studies from Scotland and South Australia @ Fore Hall, Main Building, University of Glasgow
Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Surveillance, (Dis)trust and Teaching with Technology: School of Education Seminar @ University of Strathclyde School of Education
Oct 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Using Assistive Technologies to Support Disabled Apprentices @ University of Highlands & Islands
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Skills Development Scotland.

Established in 1992, Concept Northern specialise in supporting people with disabilities and learning difficulties in employment and education by using assistive technologies.

Sign up for this session if you would like to:

  • Understand how assistive technologies can support apprentices with learning difficulties, learning disabilities, visual and hearing impairments
  • Understand how to support apprentices to use Access to Work
  • Understand how the ASN Funding can support individuals on employability programmes

This workshop is only open to NTP training providers.

Registration and refreshments from 9.00am with a 9.30am start. A light lunch will be available after the workshop.

Awards Introductory Training @ Renfield St Stephens, Glasgow
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Setting up QA Systems for Credit Rating @ SCQF Partnership Office, Glasgow
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm


A full day workshop examining the systems required for credit rating within a CRB.

This session will focus on the following:

  • setting requirements for a submission
  • creating the three stage approach for credit rating
  • paperwork need for that system
  • the quality assurance systems both internal and external

This workshop is targeted specifically at staff in CRBs who need to set up or operate systems for credit rating in their institution including quality assurance.

More information from: http://scqf.org.uk/event/setting-up-qa-systems-for-credit-rating-241017/

Healthy Young Lives Training for Trainers @ Edinburgh
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Preparing for the Storm @ College Development Network
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
CMI SCOTLAND 2017- Management: Art and Practice @ Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
Oct 25 all-day
Supporting early years children with autism spectrum disorders @ Edinburgh
Oct 25 all-day