Children in Scotland National Conference


Easy as 123: Making numeracy and maths count in Scotland

Dear Colleagues

Please see attached link for the Children in Scotland National Conference on raising attainment through numeracy.  The conference is taking place on 16th January 2014 in Glasgow.  Confirmed speakers are:

• Michael Steer, Deputy Headteacher, Thornhill Community Academy – Channel 4’s ‘Educating Yorkshire’
• Dr Alasdair Allan, Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages
• Keir Bloomer, Education Consultant and former head of the School Reform Commission
• Norman Emerson, SSLN lead, Education Scotland
• Rob Eastaway, Author and ambassador for maths
• Maulfry Worthington Researcher and Writer, Children’s Mathematical Graphics, VU University Amsterdam

Dianne Mackenzie from Windygoul Primary will also be leading a workshop along with Midlothian on the SEAL approach to numeracy.

To book or for more information, please go to:

Renaissance Learning – National Conference


National Conference 21st – 22nd November 2013

“Achieving Outstanding” in Literacy, Numeracy and Leadership

Professional development conference sessions


  • Preparing for Ofsted with Accelerated Reader (AR) and STAR Reading

  • Monitoring progress and informing intervention with STAR Reading

  • Improving vocabulary and developing literacy skills with AR

  • Individualising maths practice with Accelerated Maths Live (AM Live)


See attached flyer for information about the sessions –nc2013_a4_invite_eastlothianschools


Book online at:


Call today on: 020 7184 4040 quoting ELOTH25




Early Years Conference ‘Are We Securely…

Early Years Conference ‘Are We Securely Attached?’
Thursday 17th March 2011
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Speakers include:

Robin Balbernie
Suzanne Zeedyk
Susan Deacon

Cost: £25 for East Lothian Practitioners
£35 for Practitioners External to East Lothian

More details and booking form available at:

or from Pauline Evans 01620 827141

Conference: Supporting the Emotional Health and Wellbeing of Young Children, Sat 13th Nov

The Early Years Team at the University of Aberdeen would like to invite you to participate in this half day conference on Supporting the Emotional Health and Wellbeing of Young Children.

Please see flyer below for details and online registration.

For further information about this event please select from the links below:

Event Details (PDF Version): Emotion WBeing 13 Nov 2010 Conference Poster

Register via their online store: click here

Alcohol Fuelled Violence Conference: “Don’t Booze and Bruise”, 22nd October

“Don’t Booze and Bruise”
Alcohol Fuelled Violence Conference

Friday 22nd October 2010, 0900 – 1200


Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange

Given the increased publicity of this problem and the steps being proposed in relation to minimum pricing by the Scottish Government this Conference is uniquely placed to explore the issue from all angles.

This event will help to raise awareness and explore the relationship between alcohol misuse and harm in our communities

This Conference will provide you with a national and local context problem profile. It will give you an indication of what role you or you colleagues can play and the support available to you in helping to eradicate this menace.

Invite: Booze and Bruise invite.

Scottish Book Trust Young Writers Conference

Are you between the age of 14 and 17?
Would you like to find out about the realities of life as a writer?
The Young Writers Conference will include advice from
professional writers and industry insiders, as well asa
performance and creative writing workshops from
Jason Donald, Ella Hickson and Ryan Van Winkle.

For further details and how to apply visit