Education Conference

Dyslexia: my wider world

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The 2018 Education Conference will be held on Saturday 27 October (9:00am - 4:15pm) at the University of Strathclyde (Technology and Innnovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow).

Registration begins at 9:00am and the conference starts at 9:30am on the day.

We are excited to announce that Judy Hornigold,  Rachel Miller and Andrew Jenkins will be our keynote speakers. Judy Hornigold is an independent education consultant specialising in dyslexia and dyscalculia and also an Associate Tutor for the BDA and Edge Hill University. She is also a trainer for Maths No Problem training teachers in Singapore Maths. Rachel Miller is one of Dyslexia Scotland’s Young Ambassadors. She has given talks to schools and initial teacher education students and speaks with passion and inspiration about her experiences of dyslexia. At the end of the day, Andrew Jenkins will talk about his dyslexia story and how his skills and experiences led him into a successful career as a Leadership Consultant. Andrew travels the world, providing workshops on leadership and team development, based on collaboration and a growth mindset.

Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend two interactive workshops and visit a large marketplace, displaying a wide range of materials and technologies to support teaching and learning. If you would like to display a conference poster in your staff room, you can print a copy here.

Audience: this conference will appeal mainly to primary and secondary class teachers, headteachers, and support for learning practitioners.

Our education conference rates are:

Early Bird rate (up to 31 August): Member = £100; Non-member = £115

Rates from 1 September: Member = £125; Non-member = £150

To book a place at the conference, please complete the registration form and return it to pauline@dyslexiascotland.org.uk.

Exhibitor information and exhibitor booking form

If you have any booking queries, please email info@dyslexiascotland.org.uk or call 01786 446650.

We look forward to welcoming you to our education conference in October.

Cancellation Policy: bookings cancelled up to Friday 5th October 2018 will incur a £40 cancellation fee.  Sorry, but bookings cancelled after 5th October will not be reimbursed. Dyslexia Scotland is a registered charity.

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Thank you to everyone who attended our Education Conference on Saturday 28 October 2017 at the University of Strathclyde.

The theme was 'Positive about Dyslexia'   #positiveaboutdyslexia  

Please see below for the presentations from the day:

Where there is not a presentation from a speaker/workshop, this is because there is not one available or we have not received this to date.

Thank you to those of you who have completed the online evaluation. We will be reviewing the feedback and this will inform our preparations for next year's education conference. Winners of the 2018 free place and WH Smith's educational vouchers were informed in December.

For any further conference queries please contact the Conference Co-ordinator, Helen Fleming, at helen@dyslexiascotland.org.uk