18 Sep 2019


Scratch: Coding for Art and Maths (professional learning workshop)

This event is designed for individuals in both primary and secondary sectors to give an understanding of the key concepts and strategies for teaching the Computing Science and Maths experiences and outcomes using the context of programming art and animation to engage learners.

10 Sep 2019

Women in Data

Celebrating women working in data and challenging industry to promote and retain women are core priorities for the Data Driven Innovation 'Women in Data' project.  Professor Judy Robertson, Chair in Digital Learning, has taken part in the project as one of 50 women interviewed about their work in the tech sector. 

09 Sep 2019


'Effie St John' (the robot) joins the Centre for Research in Digital Education

This week the Centre welcomed our new ‘robot colleague’ (mentioned in our teaching Manisfesto) Effie St John is a telepresence robot, which we are trialling over the next few months on behalf of the Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI - hence the name!).

06 Sep 2019

SHEILA wins Association for Learning Technology (ALT) 2019 research project award 

Workshop image
20 Aug 2019


Exploring the Teacher Function: Workshops and Bots

Markus Breines and Michael Gallagher

05 Aug 2019


Near Future Teaching Workshops and Events

If your institution would like to further explore the methods and outputs from Near Future Teaching, please get in touch. 

We are able to offer keynote talks and run workshops on the values-based, co-design methods we used, and we can help introduce such approaches in other institutions wishing to adopt similar ways for building education strategy and vision.

photo of Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh
29 Jul 2019

We are appointing two new colleagues. One will have expertise in education, data and society. The second will be expert in education futures. These are both full-time, permanent jobs.

12 Jul 2019

Imagining Data Town