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University of Edinburgh Learning & Teaching Conference

Learning & Teaching Conference 2021 - Curriculum as a site for transformation

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The annual University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference brings together staff and students to celebrate and share good practice and innovation in learning and teaching. 

The University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference 2021 will be hosted online and will run over 3 days.  The first day will also be open to colleagues outside the University to attend:

  • Tuesday 15 June
  • Wednesday 16June
  • Thursday 17 June

This year's conference title is, 'Curriculum as a site for transformation' and we are delighted to have the following keynote speakers:

  • Professor Kerri-Lee Krause, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students), University of Melborne, Australia
  • Professor Rowena Arshard, Chair in Multi-cultural and Anti-racist Education, University of Edinburgh

Presentations will focus on 'curriculum as a site for transformation', and the following sub-themes:

  1. Building community 
  2. Innovation in science teaching 
  3. Equality, diversity, inclusion and social justice 
  4. Experiential, place-based and problem-based learning  
  5. Assessment and feedback for the future 
  6. New lessons in digital teaching – insights from hybrid and online learning  
  7. Student engagement and involvement 
  8. Interdisciplinary learning and teaching: local and global challenges 



Call for Proposals

The call for propsals is now open and will close on Wednesday 20 January 2021 at 5pm.

If you wish to submit a proposal for the Learning and Teaching Conference 2021 please first read through the submission guidelines, and then click the link below to be taken to the submission form.

Please note, we are only accepting proposals from University of Edinburgh staff and students.

Submission Guidelines

Submit a proposal


If you have any questions about the submission process or the conference, please contact

You can also view resources and previous conference programmes below:

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the conference please contact us at:

University of Edinburgh Learning & Teaching Conference

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