June 6th 2017 | University of Strathclyde, Technology & Innovation Centre

Review of LTT 2016

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Holyrood's 5th annual Learning Through Technology conference developed into a forum for everyone involved in planning and delivering education in Scotland, from primary schools to universities. Thanks to our terrific range of speakers, plenary sessions and interactive breakouts, delegates were able to discover the latest developments in terms of technology enhanced and digital learning and teaching and connect with colleagues, experts and providers.

We would like to thank everyone who attended and supported this event.

Please take a minute to view a selection of testimonials from past attendees of our Learning Through Technology events. 

Event overview

Session one: Technology enabled learning and teaching

With a new digital teaching strategy due in 2016, our opening session reflected on the latest developments and good practice in learning and teaching through technology at this exciting time.

Session two: Knowledge Exchange Workshops

A selection of interactive workshops provided delegates the opportunity to explore areas of particular interest in further depth.

Session three: Learning from learning through technology in action

In this session we considered innovative practice and past experience to share and promote how to enhance the provision of teaching and experience of learning through technology.

Session four: Enhancing the experience, maximising benefits and overcoming barriers.

The final session focussed on delivering a strategic approach to digital learning and closed with a keynote address on ‘building a school in the cloud: what can we learn through SELF Organised Learning Environments (SOLE)’.

Speakers included

  • Jim Fanning, Senior Education Officer, Digital Learning and Teaching, Education Scotland
  • Professor Judy Robertson, Chair in Digital Learning / Research Lead in Education, Teaching and Leadership, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Anne Preston, Research Fellow, SOLE Central, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Newcastle University
  • Professor Phillip John, Executive Chair of SCHOLAR
  • Alan Wait, Schools Group Manager, Midlothian Council
  • Natalie Lochhead, Teacher, Kirklandneuk Primary School
  • Lisa Murphy, Co-design Manager, Young Scot