Past Events

Find out information about all of our past events attended, participated and hosted

Past Events

Find out information about all of our past events attended, participated and hosted.


 2018  -  2017 


Event (hosted) - 8th June 2018 

PRAXIS Event 1

The Centre's first PRAXIS event brought together senior colleagues across Scottish public-sector agencies, academia and the private sector, and acted as a vehicle to showcase work-based learning research. Dr. Anthony Mann led the discussion, drawing on insight from his extensive research in the field of VET and work-based learning. 

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Event (participated) - 23rd April 2018 

Future Skills & Apprenticeships event

Businesses hear about putting work-based learning at the heart of workforce development.

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Event (hosted) - 19th April 2018 

Communities of Leadership and Practice

The Centre for Work-based Learning, along with Skills Development Scotland, brought universities and colleges from across Scotland together to continue to build on the success of Graduate Apprenticeships.

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Event (participated) - 24th January 2018 

Maritime Enterprise Innovation Scotland Conference

We held an information stand at the Maritime Enterprise Innovation Scotland Conference at the University of Strathclyde.


 2018  -  2017 


Event (participated) - 13th December 2017

Fife Conference: Workshop

We held a a workshop with 70 CIAG colleagues to discuss skills for the future and work-based learning developments. The topic of the session was 'Future Skills and Progression Pathways through the Apprentice Family'.

Event (participated) - 13th December 2017

The 19th National Economic Forum

We held a session on ‘Innovation, technological advances and the changing world of work’ at the 19th National Economic Forum in Edinburgh.

Event (attended) - 30th November 2017

Acting now for future skills

We attended the 'Acting now for future skills' event, held by Nesta, which explored how educators and policymakers can respond to the growing demand for future skills.

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Event (participated) - 16th November 2017

Apprenticeship Awards 2017

The Centre for Work-based Learning in Scotland sponsored the Level 4 category at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards. Sophie Gray from the Centre for Work-based Learning, presented Lisa Daniel of Leonardo with the award. 

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Event (hosted) - 1st November 2017

Symposium 2017

The Centre for Work-based Learning hosted an international symposium - Innovating work-based learning in Scotland: Thriving in the workplace of the future in November 2017. Find out about the programme and get access to all the event content below.

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Event (participated) - 12th September 2017

CVER Conference

The Centre for Work-based Learning held a session on 'Factors Affecting Modern Apprenticeship Completion Rates in Scotland' at the Centre for Vocational Education Research in London.

Event (hosted) - 18th August 2017

Impact workstream roundtable

On the afternoon of 18 August 2017 the Centre for Work-based Learning held a round table event on measuring the impact of modern apprenticeships (MAs), which is part of the Centre’s Impact workstream.

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Event (hosted) - 8th February 2017

Skills for the future roundtable

On the 8th of February 2017 The Centre for Work-based Learning held a roundtable event on Future Skills for Scotland. The event was chaired by Deborah Roseveare from the OECD with input from a range of Scottish and international attendees.

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