#TAConference

Sunday 24 October 2021, 10.00am - 3.30pm

Tutor Assessor Conference

A free conference for Tutor Assessors

Tutor Assessors are invited to join this year’s Tutor Assessor Conference online, including a mixture of workshops, presentations and networking sessions set to inspire and share best practice. 


All sessions will be live streamed, with the chance to interact and ask questions. 

10:00 – 11.25

Session 1: Introduction and Keynote

Watch live on YouTube

10:00 – 10:15

Get involved with #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek

Jamie Menzies, SSERC

10:15 - 10:25

Message from Jamie Hepburn MSP

Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training

10:25 - 11:25

Keynote workshop:
Embedding equity and creativity into interdisciplinary STEM approaches

Lewis Hou, Science Ceilidh

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11:30 – 12:30

Session 2: Discovering Digital

Watch live on YouTube

11:30 – 11:35

STEM in Your Seat:
An activity led by the YSLs fromRosebank Primary School

11:35 – 11:55

Virtual YSLP in Lockdown

Sarah Nicoll, North Ayrshire Council Family Learning Team

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11:55 – 12:10

On-screen STEM success

Bethany Jamieson, My Online Schooling

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12:10 - 12:25

Delivering YSLP Digitally

Kristen Petrie, Dunnikier Primary School

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12:25 - 12:30

Q&A/Panel Discussion

13:00 – 13:45

Session 3: Leading Learning

Watch live on YouTube

13:00 – 13:05

STEM in your seat:
An activity led by the YSLs of Braes High School

13:05 – 13:20

YSLP and the National 4 Science Curriculum

Daniel McArdle, Rosshall Academy/St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School

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13:20 – 13:35

STEMarnocks – The YSLP across the four contexts
for learning

Anita Webster, St Marnock’s Primary School

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13:35 – 13:40

Discovery to BGE

Belinda Cook, Cedarbank School

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13:40 - 13:45

Q&A/Panel Discussion

13:50 – 14:30

Session 4: Creating Community

Watch live on YouTube

13:50 – 14:05

Online resources: Finding activities for YSLs to lead

Amy Dixon, SSERC

An overview of websites that can be used to give YSLs ideas for activities they could lead.

14:05 – 14:15

Embedding YSLP in Community Learning and Development

Claire McGinley, SSERC

14:15 – 14:25

A whole school STEM journey

Eileen MacLeod, Charleston Academy

14:25 - 14:30

Q&A/Panel Discussion

14:30 - 14:45

Plenary Session – Where next?

Jamie Menzies, SSERC

Join on Zoom or watch live on YouTube