Building Brighter Futures Together - RCET Practitioners Conference 2017
- Organised by: Royal Caledonian Education Trust
- Location: Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
RCET is delighted to announce that Dame Katherine Grainger will be presenting at the RCET Practitioner’s Conference on 7 November 2017
The Conference, which is free to attend, is open to professionals interested in or involved in supporting the education and wellbeing of Armed Forces children and young people.
The keynote speaker is Dr Suzanne Zeedyk, honorary Fellow and Senior Lecturer within the School of Psychology at the University of Dundee (Scotland). In 2011, Suzanne stepped away from a full-time academic post to help individuals, groups and organisations understand everything science has discovered about the importance of emotional connection for human health and happiness. Over 40,000 people have attended her speaking engagements.
FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
The RCET conference will take place 7 November 2017, at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh. The event will run from 9am to 5pm and is free to attend
0845 Coffee and Registration
0915 Welcome, Malcolm Noble, RCET Chairman
0923 3 minute pitches by the Market Place Representatives
0930 Rear Admiral J Weale + Questions
0955 Keynote speaker: Dr Zeedyk + Questions + discussion
1040 Table discussion and exercise on aspirations from an early age
1115 Refreshments, Networking and Best Practice Marketplace
1145 Tackling Mental Health In Schools, See Me – My Personal Journey 1215 Table discussion –Mental Health and Young People
1240 Pipes, Drums and Dancers, Queen Victoria School, Dunblane
1300 Buffet lunch, Networking and Best Practice Marketplace
1400 Dame Katherine Grainger
1425 Water Cooler Debate – For and Against
1445 Table discussion & Exercise + table feedback from the day
1515 Why it Matters, Colin Flinn, RCET CEO
1545 Evaluation & Feedback, Moira Leslie, RCET Education Manager
1600 Concluding Remarks, Malcolm Noble, RCET Chairman.
Conference concludes with refreshments and networking.