October 12, 2012

Sir Ken Robinson addresses 10th annual Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South – SCoTENS – conference

The tenth annual Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South – SCoTENS – Conference took place on the 11-12 October 2012 in the Radisson Blu Farnham Estate Hotel, Cavan.

The keynote speaker was Sir Ken Robinson, the international expert on education and creativity, who addressed the conference on video from the United States. Other speakers included Professor Teresa Cremin, Professor of Education (Literacy) at the Open University; Professor Lisbeth Goodman, Chair of Creative Technology Innovation, University College Dublin; Dr Anne Looney, Chief Executive, National Council for Curriculum and Assessment; Mr Richard Hanna, Interim Chief Executive, NI Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, and Sacha Abercorn, the Duchess of Abercorn.

The title for the conference was Creative Teachers for Creative Learners: Implications for Teacher Education.  It was jointly opened by the Irish Minister for Education and Skills, Mr Ruairi Quinn TD, and the Northern Ireland Minister for Education, Mr John O’Dowd MLA.

Download a Conference Programme (pdf 791kb)

For further details please contact Patricia McAllister on  p.mcallister@qub.ac.uk