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Innovation, Change, Impact- Scotland’s Conference 2018- speakers presentations

Colleges and HEIs in Scotland have been working towards mainstreaming and embedding equality for some time, as it is a requirement of the specific duties regulations in Scotland.

The conference aims was provide a showcase for this work and an opportunity for collaboration and sharing of experience covering:

  • Innovative approaches and radical ideas to progressing equality and diversity activity
  • Identifying and measuring effective change
  • Developing creative approaches to identifying and evaluating impact 

Below, all the materials presented during the successful conference.

Workshop session one

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: what young people say about their experiences and how to create LGBT- inclusive spaces. Brandi Lee Lough Dennell

This Ayrshire Girl Can: developing a rounded approach to gender equality- Sara Turkington

Athena SWAN and the Technician Commitment. Kelly Vere, Kate Jones and Paul Gilbert

Staff equality in colleges in Scotland: how can we build on recent research? Kevin Guyan

Workshop session two

PlayFair steps for equality action in university IT. Melissa Highton and Dominique Green

TransEDU: developing policy and provision for trans students and staff in further and higher education. Annie McLaughlin

Equality, Diversity and inclusion (EDI) through evidence and engagement. Graeme Brewster and Lynn Pilkington

An institutional approach to embedding race equality in the curriculum. James Nicholson and Andrea Cameron

Workshop session three

Professional education in career guidance and development. Emma Bolger and Marjorie McCrory

Embedding equality of access, participation and success in Irish higher education. Anna M. Kelly and Lisa Padden

Mentally healthy college. Keir McKechnie and Jodie McNair

Regional Collaboration for gender parity initiatives. Lauren Riley

“All faiths and none”: supporting inclusion of religion and belief across your institution. Jess Moody