Strategy Consultation Events

A formal public consultation around the development of a Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy for Scotland was announced at the Scottish Learning Festival. The consultation will run until 17 December 2015 and is open to all.

There are a number of face-to-face conversation events, which will provide an opportunity for deeper dialogue and discussion about the strategy.  The events are being hosted by the National Digital Learning Forum at the following locations. To book a place please email adele.mitchinson@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk stating the date and venue you wish to attend, along with any dietary or special requirements.

Events will run from 10.00-14.00, with lunch being provided from 13.00 onwards.

Thank you

Jim Fanning/ Head of Strategy, Digital Learning and Teaching Programme

Date Location Venue
14th October Aberdeen Johnstone House
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27th October Dundee Endeavour House
29th October Livingston Denholm House
10th November Edinburgh Victoria Quay
12th November Glasgow Optima Building
18th November Inverness Longman House
19th November Aberdeen Johnstone House
23rd November Livingston Denholm House
24th November Dundee Endeavour House
30th November Edinburgh New Register House
2nd December Glasgow Optima Building

There will also be a number of virtual Glow Meets on:

Wednesday 9th December: 6-7 pm

Thursday 10th December: 5-6 pm

Monday 14th December: 7-8 pm

The events will focus on the following key themes:

  • Empowering leaders of change to drive innovation and investment in digital technology for learning and teaching
  • Improving access to digital technology for all learners
  • Ensuring curriculum and assessment relevance in a digital context
  • Extending the skills and confidence of teachers in the appropriate and effective use of digital technology

Participants will be asked to consider how the priorities for action outlined under the four themes in the strategy can be shaped to ensure that they are workable, applicable and relevant across Scotland.

Conversations will be facilitated by members of the Digital Learning and Teaching programme team. A record of key points will be recorded and considered along with the formal consultation responses. Participants will also be encouraged to visit the website and contribute their views.

You can access the consultation document and find details on how to respond here.

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