Wednesday 15 June | Day 2

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Keynote 2

Andreas Schleicher  |  Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

“Global trends shaping the future of education”

Parallel Sessions 10:15-11:15
Parallel Sessions 11:30-12:30


Tackling Wicked Problems with Design Thinking (Elias Nikolaides Vasiloudes, Mia Hashimoto, Emma Taylor, Al Lawley-Powell & Ruth Donnelly) [Workshop]

Parallel Sessions 13:00-14:00


Extending inter-disciplinary learning opportunities to the student and alumni community (Amanda Meyer & Liz Grant) [Panel]

‘Environmentalizing’ Learning and Teaching (Grace Garland, Talia Shoval & Joseph Conrad) [Storytelling]


Student-staff co-created novel resources to help students learn effectively (Sophie Luc, Elise Darmon, Heather McQueen & Sabine Crozier) [Workshop]


Role of gesture in teaching and learning (Andrew Manches & Nicola Kiernan) [Workshop]

Parallel Sessions 14:15-15:15


Usher Masters Alumni (UMA) network: From students to alumni supporting transitions and developing connections (Barry Melia, Emilie McSwiggan, Suzanne Goopy, Annemieke Bikker, Damilola Iduye & Neneh Rowa-Dewar) [Paper]

The Informatics Tutoring Scheme: Facilitating our students to support young people in schools in deprived areas (Kasia Kokowska & Fiona McNeill) [Paper]


Building a community of active hope (Urzula Glienecke) [Workshop]

Parallel Sessions 15:30-16:15


Peer Assisted Learning for innovative thinking and community building (Ana Diaz Vidal & Hazel Harrop) [Storytelling]

Digital citizenship: Community perceptions and supporting students (Vicki Madden & Louise Connelly) [Short talk]


The SDG Research Network: Using the UN SDG’s to connect postgraduate students with each other and the wider community (Zakary Campbell-Lochrie, Kim Vender & Emma Yule) [Short talk]

Repair.Ed Pop-up Repair Cafe (Michael Boyd, Lucy Stanfield-Jenner, Carine Abraham & Jamie Cross) [Short talk]

How do you engage the medical school to teach planetary health and sustainable healthcare? Write a Report Card. (Agata Dunsmore, Katherina Tober & Joey Brooke) [Short talk]


Multimodal coursework in linguistics (Itamar Kastner & Sumin Zhao) [Short talk]

Curriculum Transformation: What does enterprise have to do with it? (Christina Starko & Dora Handrea) [Short talk]

Identifying cognitive engagement in remote laboratories (David Reid & Timothy Drysdale) [Short talk]


Fusion teaching: Stories from the Edinburgh Futures Institute (Sian Bayne, Bea Alex, Pawel Orzechowski, Jane McKie, Clare Llewellyn, Jen Ross & Joe Noteboom) [Storytelling]

Impacts of COVID-19 on teaching practice and opportunities for virtual internships (Ana Hibert, Nataša Pantić & Justine MacLean) [Short talk]