Edinburgh’s Regional Meeting is coming!

International educationalists, policy makers, politicians and business leaders to meet in Edinburgh for the Regional Meeting of the New Education Forum 2017


Held over two days on 7 and 8 September, this major conference will allow delegates from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to share and discuss how education can contribute to the Vocational Education and Training agenda in European countries.

Jointly organised by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and the Center for Innovative Education (CIE), the conference focus will be “Soft Skills and Vocational Education and Training – key elements of the labour market”.

Presentations from international delegates will cover approaches to vocational learning and skills, with panel discussions including: partnerships between school, college and business; realising the needs of employers; the importance of soft skills in lifelong learning; and measuring outcomes and impact.