SCEL Conference 2017 – Leading Collaborative Learning at Every Level: From System to Classroom

 Wednesday 3rd May, 2017

Perth Concert Hall

Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5HZ

Facilitated by Lyn Sharratt, Beate Planche and Maggie Ogram from Collaborative Networks for Learning, the SCEL 2017 conference is open to educators working at every level in the system and aims to deepen your understanding of the power of collaboration as a leadership and learning approach.

Lyn and Beate’s recently published book ‘Leading Collaborative Learning: Empowering Excellence’ provides research-proven approaches to achieving sustainable communities of collaborative learners.

Our conference will provide opportunities for leaders in the Scottish education system to engage with these approaches, explore leadership strategies that create conditions for collaborative learning, and discover how these may apply in your setting.


09:30 – Tea, coffee and networking
10:00 – Welcome – Gillian Hamilton, CEO, SCEL
10:30 – What do we mean by leading collaborative learning? – Lyn Sharratt, Beate Planche and Maggie Ogram
11:30 – Tea, coffee and networking
11:45 – Discovery Sessions: What does leading collaborative learning look like today? – Discovery Session Facilitators
12:30 – Lunch and networking
13:30 – How do we lead collaborative learning? Lyn Sharratt, Beate Planche and Maggie Ogram
14:30 – Imagining sessions: What could collaborative learning look like? – Lyn Sharratt, Beate Planche and Maggie Ogram
15:15 – Panel session: Now what? – Lyn Sharratt, Beate Planche, Maggie Ogram and members of the Scottish system
15:45 – Closing statement – Gillian Hamilton, CEO, SCEL

After the event, there will be networking opportunities and the chance to speak to Lyn, Beate and Maggie who will be signing copies of their book ‘Leading Collaborative Learning: Empowering Excellence’.

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