Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Near Future Teaching celebration & report

Details of the Near Future Teaching project celebration event (Tues 26th March) and the project's final report.

Near Future Teaching has been working over the last two years to develop a values-based vision for the future of digital education here at Edinburgh. It used futures-thinking and design-based methodologies to work with over 400 students, staff and others in co-producing this vision

Near Future Teaching celebration event - Tues 26th March 2019

The team welcomes you to this celebration, where there will be a chance to hear more about the project, view the exhibition, and enjoy some food, drink and conversation.

It will include lightning talks from students and staff involved, and an exhibition about their work designed by Andthen, the design-research and futures-thinking agency that has been working with the team.

Date: Tuesday 26th March

Time: 5-7pm

Venue: InSpace, 1 Crichton Street, EH8 9AB


5pm - Doors open

5.30pm - Welcome to the near future of teaching. Five lightning talks:

  1. Introducing the project (Sian Bayne, Assistant Principal Digital Education)

  2. Our values (Diva Mukherji, Students Association VP Education)

  3. Reading: There was no time and time itself (JL Williams, NFT Project Manager and Poet)

  4. Bringing futures thinking to near future teaching (Santini Basra, Director, Andthen)

  5. Final words (Peter Mathieson, Principal)

6.00 Social

7.00 Doors close

More information & online booking: Event details and booking via Eventbrite

Near Future Teaching - final project report

The project report is available from the Near Future Teaching website:

Download the final project report now