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Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel

Grosvenor Street 
EH12 5EF 
United Kingdom 
Telephone 44 (0)131 226 6001              

Fax 44 (0)131 220 2387


Travelling to the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor hotel by car? On street meter parking is available and but charged at an hourly per hour between 7.30am and 6.30pm or alternatively there is the Central Parking System at Haymarket Yard which costs for a 12 hour period.


About the Conference

"“Digital Assessment Futures – Making a difference "
Grosvenor Hilton, Edinburgh, 1st February 2018
Outline Programme                           Click here to learn about  the speakers
0830-0930    Registration

0930        Chairman’s Introduction and Housekeeping – Joe Wilson, Glasgow City College

0940        Setting the scene – speakers from:
•    Keynote: SQA – Dr Gill Stewart
•    Scottish Government – Liam Cahill – Digital Learning and Teaching     Policy Officer
•    Education Scotland – Patricia Dougan, Assistant Director and Brian Clark, Education Officer


1110        Coffee

1125        Case studies

Examples from centres of successful implementation of digital approaches to teaching/learning and assessment

•    “Digital Futures: A strategic approach to developing digital     capabilities at North East Scotland College” - Robin McGregor – NE     Scotland College 
•    Dr Claire McKinley – West Calder High School    

1225        Question and Answer Panel

1240        Lunch

1345        Embracing Digital Learning, Teaching and Assessment
Aberdeen City Council has taken forward the use of Google G:Suite as a digital solution for learning, teaching and assessment. In this session, Charlie Love will share the approach to digital learning and the use of feedback to improve performance.  The session will include a demonstration of Google Classroom and the range of tools used to support this digital learning within the authority. An overview of the strategic approach taken to deployment of digital learning will also be presented. - Charlie Love, Aberdeen LA

1415        e-Assessment providers (tea available during this session)

•    'Formative e-assessment in National 5 (SCQF 5) SCHOLAR Maths & English'  Professor Phillip John, Executive Chair, SCHOLAR
•    Linda Creanor – Glasgow Caledonian University
Professor of Digital     Learning
•    Matt Wingfield – Digital Assess/Chair e-Assessment Assn.

1545        SQA Futures and Role of Technology – Martyn Ware, SQA

1615        Conference closes
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