College Expo23

College Expo is the most exciting professional learning event for tertiary education in Scotland.

Developing Practice Across Tertiary Education

College Expo is the most exciting professional learning event for tertiary education in Scotland. In response to feedback, we are excited to be extending the reach of College Expo with the introduction of the College Expo Roadshows – three panel discussion sessions which will take place around the country.

Join us at the very first College Expo Roadshows for three lively face-to-face panel sessions discussing key issues, hosted by colleges around Scotland.

College Expo Roadshow Timetable – Jump on board and join our expert panel to debate the following themes:


Tuesday 28 March (1330-1600) – Student Experience – Borders College, Galashiels Campus

Chair: Jon Vincent, Principal, Glasgow Clyde College

Discussion will focus on approaches that have been developed and implemented to meet student mental health and wellbeing needs over the past 12 months, as students have typically returned to on campus delivery.

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Thursday 20 April (1330-1600) Professional LearningForth Valley College, Falkirk Campus

Chair: Professor Ken Thomson OBE, Principal, Forth Valley College

Discussion will focus on the topic of professional learning, specifically on what approaches are in place across the sector. This is an opportunity to explore how we can make professional learning most effective, taking into consideration challenges identified in the CDN Workforce Survey – time, access to materials, lack of budget.

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Thursday 25 May (1330-1600) – Curriculum Design – UHI Inverness

Chair: Simon Hewitt, Principal, Dundee and Angus College

Discussion will continue to focus on what the future of curriculum design is beginning to look like in a post-Covid world, taking on board learning from the past 24 months as well as recent developments.

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Virtual College Expo

Virtual College Expo23 offers inspirational keynotes, interactive workshops, and thought-provoking seminars. You will leave the event feeling inspired and equipped with fresh ideas and resources to enhance your practice.

Virtual College Expo – is coming to your screen on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 June. Register here.

Students’ Stories – in 2023 we welcome the hugely popular movie series: Students’ Stories back to Virtual College Expo. This year the focus will be on student pathways, celebrating and sharing real-life examples of learning pathways in action, from across Scotland – as told by the students themselves.

Please provide your short (max 5 minutes) videos in MP4 format, featuring student/s sharing the stories of their learning pathways and what that has meant to them. The videos will be hosted on CDN’s YouTube Channel and Virtual Expo Platform.

Please email student stories to by Friday 28 April 2023.

Sponsorship Opportunities for Virtual College Expo are available and can be viewed here.


College Expo22

Look back at a hugely successful College Expo22 here

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