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Learning & Teaching Conference 2018

The first University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference was held on Wednesday 20th June 2018 at the John MacIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls of Residence.

The first University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference was on:

Date: Wednesday 20th June 2018

Location: at the John MacIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls of Residence.

Conference resources

The keynote presentations were recorded, and materials from many of the session presentations are also available. Please visit the conference outputs webpages at:

Learning & Teaching Conference 2018 outputs - watch and read now

Keynote speakers 

Prof Amy B M Tsui, University of Hong Kong. Transforming Student Learning: the journey of a university-wide curriculum reform.

Dr Katarina Mårtensson and Dr Torgny Roxå, Lund University, Sweden. Strong and weak ties – changing teaching cultures in higher education.

Read the keynote abstracts and speaker biographies (PDF)

Conference theme

The theme for the conference was Inspiring Learning and there were six subthemes:

  • Enhancing engagement and creating community within UoE
  • Inclusive curriculum 
  • Research-led teaching
  • Digital education
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Preparing graduates for the future

Read the full programme

Any questions?

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

University of Edinburgh Learning & Teaching Conference 2018

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