The British Society of Gerontology 45th Annual Conference
Taking an inclusive approach that recognises that ageing is about all of us, the BSG 2016 conference Communities in Later Life: Engaging with Diversity encompasses a variety of topics illuminating creative and innovative ways of thinking about ageing.
Vocational Teacher Education in the 21st Century (one day symposium)
This one-day symposium will offer participants the opportunity to examine a range of important issues that have a bearing on the initial and ongoing education of vocational educators both in the UK and internationally examining both opportunities and challenges.
Introducing Professionalism on Social Media (POSM)
Online networking and profile skills are now a key of graduate employability skill and we are conducting a pilot programme to enhance these skills and help students develop their careers and/transition into the workplace.
Living with dementia: evidence from research and implications for policy
The British Society of Gerontology Scotland Group networking seminar entitled Living with dementia: evidence from research and implications for policy will be of interest to researchers, educators and practitioners in health and social care.
Launch of the Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection
We are delighted to announce that The Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection will be formally opened by Ms Aileen Campbell MSP, Minister for Education and Young People; and that our keynote guest speakers are Professor Marian Brandon, Professor of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Research on Children and Families at the University of East Anglia, and Professor Julie Taylor, Professor of Child Protection, University of Birmingham.
The Role of Data and Evaluation in the Cultural and Third Sector
This workshop explores the current ways of thinking about evaluation practices and evidence in the cultural and third sectors and the kinds of data required for practitioners, policymakers and wider stakeholders.