‘The Promise of Open Education’ conference agenda


Date: Monday 11th September

Time: 1pm-4pm

Venue: Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Download the agenda for ‘The Promise of Open Education’ conference.





1300-1400 Lunch and showcase
1400-1405 Chair’s Welcome:

Andrew Law, OEPS Co-Director

1405-1425 What the promise of open education means for us: Learning from OEPS project partners:

Parkinson’s UK (Claire Hewitt, Development Officer) – Understanding Parkinson’s

Dyslexia Scotland / Education Scotland (Frances Ranaldi, Development Officer) – Introduction to dyslexia and inclusive practice

1425-1455 Facilitating the promise of open education in Scotland: Learning from OEPS

Dr Pete Cannell, OEPS Co-Director

1455-1525 Being open: Learning from each other

Panel discussion and twitter chat

1525-1555 The promise of open education for the future: Key challenges and opportunities

Professor Frank Rennie, Assistant Principal (Research, Enterprise, and Development) University of the Highlands and Islands; and

Dr Lorna Campbell, OER Liaison – Open Scotland, University of Edinburgh

1555-1600 Close of conference

Susan Stewart, Director, OUiS and project sponsor of OEPS



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