THANK YOU FOR VISITING SCOTTISH LEARNING FESTIVAL 2018
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The Scottish Learning Festival was held from 19-20 September 2018 and is the annual conference & exhibition for the teaching profession in Scotland. Co-located with the conference is The Scottish Learning Festival Exhibition. Together, they are now the pivotal events in the education calendar, inspiring better teaching and learning and helping to create a confident teaching profession for the 21st century.
It takes place at the SEC in Glasgow and attracts more than 4500 delegates over 2 days.
The keynote speakers at SLF this year were;
John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills,
Dr Jo Boaler, Professor of Mathematics Education, Stanford University,
Louise Macdonald OBE, Chief Executive, Young Scot
Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science
Prof Louise Archer, Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education, University College London
Dr Jamie Gallagher, award-winning scientist and science communicator
The exhibition hosted over 226 suppliers of educational resources including:
IT hardware, IT software, Stationery, Books and magazines, Furniture/storage equipment, Indoor & outdoor equipment, Early years Resources, Special education needs, Sport & PE equipment, School trips, Educational charities, Literacy and numeracy products
It allows staff to view, test and compare resources before they buy.
The Scottish Learning Festival Exhibition is for headteachers, senior management, policy makers, librarians, community learning and development staff, youth workers and volunteers from local authorities and third sector organisations, college and careers staff, and practitioners in early years, primary, secondary, further and special education establishments. There are always plenty of pupils too, allowing schools to find out first hand which resources capture their imaginations. The exhibition is free to enter and all are welcome whether or not they are attending a conference session.
The Scottish Learning Festival is about teaching and learning and offers a number of invaluable opportunities for the education profession by providing:
• new ideas to support your CPD
• inspirational resources and ideas for your classroom
• an opportunity to network with peers
• a range of options to enhance the learning and teaching experience for all.
SLF is free for everyone to attend and provides access to:
• A conference programme with keynotes and seminars where you can engage in activities and learn from inspirational speakers and practitioners.
• The largest education exhibition in Scotland
• Numerous opportunities for discussion and professional networking with peers and colleagues from across Scotland.
The Exhibition, organised by Springboard Events Ltd in association with Education Scotland, hosted over 226 suppliers, ranging from large organisations to small niche suppliers of educational services. In addition a wide range of features and presentations on a wide variety of different subjects take place on the show floor.
The exhibition and all the features within it are free to attend. Come along and discover all the new innovations, resources, talks and presentations at the SLF exhibition.