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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Let’s Talk About Innovative and Inclusive Pedagogies @ Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:15 pm

University of Edinburgh Teacher Education Partnership

The focus of this professional learning event for teachers and school leaders, is to consider transformative, innovative and inclusive pedagogies. It offers the opportunity to engage in dialogue with academics who are leading voices in a range of inclusive and innovative practices, such as:

  • culturally inclusive pedagogies
  • pluriliteracies
  • innovative pedagogy and digital learning
  • sustainability
  • inclusive pedagogy

The sessions are designed to:

  • develop a deeper understanding of innovative, transformative and inclusive pedagogies
  • give opportunities to consider and challenge current knowledge, understanding and practice in order to respond to the needs of learners
  • stimulate critical discussion and enable the sharing of insights from theory, research, policy and practice

For more information visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lets-talk-about-innovative-and-inclusive-pedagogies-tickets-52313048737

Service Families and Veterans: Why and how we should help? @ Glasgow Caledonian University, Deeprose Lecture Theatre
Jan 15 – Jan 16 all-day
Degree Classification Consultation Workshop – Glasgow @ The Studio, Glasgow
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

For more information visit: https://events.qaa.ac.uk/qaaevents/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=12976&eventID=37&traceRedir=2

Pupil Equity Funding Impact Workshop @ Perth
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Osiris Educational

>Evidence-based Practice
– How to choose the highest probability strategies based on impact and
• Education Endowment Foundation • Professor Hattie • Robert Mazarno

>Evidence Inside
– How to evaluate and scale up existing great practice

>Evidence and Implementation
– How to know the what, why and how of successful implementation

For more information visit: https://osiriseducational.co.uk/category/conferences/pupil-equity-funding-for-impact.html

The benefits of context learning for learners with autism @ Glasgow
Jan 23 all-day
Excellence & Attainment Through Outdoor Education @ COSLA, Verity House, Edinburgh
Jan 24 – Jan 25 all-day
Child-centred early years planning, provision and practice @ Edinburgh
Jan 29 all-day
Excellence in Teaching Conference 2019 @ Glasgow
Jan 30 all-day

Osiris Educational

A Model for Teaching Excellence

  • Ensure teachers have the tools to help every learner achieve at least one year’s progress
  • 1 + 1 = 3: how schools, clusters and local authorities can develop the quality of teachers
  • Improve teacher learning to raise the quality of teaching and learning year on year
  • Tackle bureaucracy, uncertainty and variance of quality

For more information please visit: https://osiriseducational.co.uk/category/conferences/excellence-in-teaching-conference-2032.html

Interdisciplinary Learning: Creative Thinking for a Complex World @ The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Jan 30 – Jan 31 all-day
Enhancing Language Development in the Early Years: Talking, Reading… and Play @ Central Edinburgh (to be confirmed)
Jan 31 – Feb 1 all-day