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


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Scottish Financial Education Week
Mar 20 – Mar 24 all-day

Education Scotland, the Money Advice Service and the Scottish Financial Capability Partnership, supported by Scottish Government. Scotland’s first Financial Education Week – to raise awareness of the importance of financial education across Scotland and bring together industry leaders, policy makers, academics and others. More information from https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/corporate/press-release-scotlands-financial-education-week-begins-today1 #FinEdWeekSco17

Financial Education Conference 2017 @ Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Mar 24 all-day

Education Scotland with Money Advice Scotland, Accountant in Bankruptcy Scotland and Scottish Government. The conference will aim to focus on developing practice in educational establishments 3-18 in the context of new guidance  supporting numeracy published by Education Scotland; examine the contribution financial education can make to other educational priorities; discuss financial education in the context of developing the young workforce; and examine and explore the ways that industry can support schools to provide effective financial education given the evidence from recent research. More information from diane.carson@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk Hashtags: #finedconf17 and #FinEdWeekSco17

Informed Scotland is looking forward to exhibiting and live tweeting from the event. Come and say hello, and pick up a copy of the latest issue!

Music Teacher’s Toolbox @ Edinburgh
Mar 25 all-day

Figurenotes. More information from: http://www.figurenotes.org/currenttraining/

Transitions & Autism – Enhancing Inclusive Practice @ College Development Network
Mar 27 all-day

The Scottish Transitions Forum and Autism Network Scotland. More information from: http://events.collegedevelopmentnetwork.ac.uk/events/show/6018

Radio EDUtalk Live: City & Guilds in Scotland
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Radio EDUtalk. With Adam Warsop, UK Business Solutions Manager. More information https://www.edutalk.info/upcoming/

7th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP): ‘Empowering and Enabling Teachers to Delivery greater Equity & Improved Outcomes for All’ @ Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day

UK and Scottish Governments, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Education International (EI). More information from http://www.istp2017.uk/

Adult Achievements Award Conference: A First for Scotland @ Newbattle Abbey College, Dalkeith
Mar 29 all-day
Shape your future: CLD Standards Council Members’ Conference @ Double Tree by Hilton, Glasgow
Mar 29 all-day


CLD Standards Council for Scotland. More information from: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SHAPE17

Tackling the Technology Gender Gap Together @ University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Mar 29 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Skills Development Scotland. Learn how to attract, recruit and retain more female talent in your digital workforce: be the first to get a sneak peak at the upcoming Digital Technology Gender Best Practice Guide and hear about ways in which your organisation can lead on gender diversity. More information from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tackling-the-technology-gender-gap-together-tickets-31966494646

Making skills work for employers @ West Highland College UHI, Fort William
Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Skills Development Scotland. Europe’s highest-performing economies are supported by strong systems of work-based learning, contributing to low unemployment and fewer skill shortages. In partnership with employers, this event is aimed to achieve a world-class infrastructure for work-based learning here in Scotland. More information from: https://www.ourskillsforce.co.uk/news-and-events/2017/march/making-skills-work-for-employers-lochaber-work-based-learning-event/#?tab=events