Seminars: Education Evolution

Seminars: Education Evolution


David Millar
Director of The Innovation School,
Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow

Kelvinside Academy will open Scotland’s School of Innovation, the first of its kind in the UK, in September.

Based on an architecture studio model, learning in the new innovation school will be focused on real-world challenges and collaborative problem-solving, rather than exams and results. Kelvinside has an exclusive partnership with the world’s leading innovation school NuVu  – Boston-based education pioneers who are at the forefront of creative learning in the US.  Together, both organisations are working to challenge the boundaries of traditional education.

Dr Michael Engard,
Director of Widening Participation and Student Success,
London Inter Disciplinary School 

Following a longstanding interest in Access and Widening Participation, Michael co-founded Causeway Education. Michael also served as a Director of Studies at The University of Cambridge.
The LIS team are a unique combination of leading academics; entrepreneurs who have built transformational businesses; and educationalists who have deep expertise in the science of learning, and experience of establishing new institutions.
As a society, we face challenges that are complex, multifaceted, and require urgent action.We don’t know what the world of work will look like in 2050 but we do know that we will need brilliant problem-solvers who can tackle these issues in new ways. We will teach our students the knowledge, skills, and frameworks they need to create the change they want to see.

Julia Von Klonowski
Director of Digital, Career Colleges

Julia consults as Digital Director to Career Colleges Trust, which helps 14 to 19 year olds take the next step to a fulfilling career by equipping them with the skills and experience they need to succeed. She also consults as a Digital Skills advisor to Amazon Web Services, advising them in how to assist young people to develop the necessary skills for a successful career. Additionally, Julia works with the DfE on T levels and Industry Placements as well as various non- executive and advisory roles with other organisations. 


When: Monday 10 June 2020

Where:  Fairfield Halls


Delegate places £129 ‘early bird’ rate if booked by 20 March 2020, £149 per delegate thereafter.



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