Conference Agenda

Friday 27 September 2018 - The Gathering

8.00pm               Arrivals for drinks reception
8.30pm               Official opening by the Provost of Stirling, Councillor Christine Simpson
 

Saturday 28 September - Conference Agenda

9.00am Registration and refreshments
9.30am Welcome
                        Liz Stewart, Convener, SCMA
                        Graeme McAlister, Chief Executive, SCMA
9.45am          Opening address
                        Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Children and Young People
10.15am        Keynote speech
                        Dr Elizabeth Kilbey, Consultant Clinical Psychology and star of Channel 4’s 'The Secret Life of 4, 5 and 6 Year Olds'
11.15am          Refreshments
11.45am            Workshop one
Child Development: Observation and Assessment
Facilitated by Lynne Murray and Ruth Sherpa, SCMA

Health and Wellbeing: Ready to Learn
Facilitated by Elaine Cochrane, NHS Forth Valley and Caroline Stuart, Childminder 

Yoga: Indulge your senses
Facilitated by Lynne Fellingham, The Wee Yoga Room

Self Evaluation
Facilitated by Arwind Salwan, Care Inspectorate

Let’s Be Friends: Preventing Bullying Behaviour
Facilitated by Katie Ferguson, Respect Me

Resilience: The Importance of Self Esteem
Facilitated by Tracey Francis, Mindroom

STEM: Promoting Creativity and Learning in Young Children
Facilitated by Euan Mitchell and Hayley Sherrard, Scottish Schools Education Research Centre
Child Development: Observation and Assessment 
Facilitated by Anne Salter, Clackmannanshire and Stirling Child Protection Committee


1.15pm          Lunch
2.15pm          Workshop Two                     
Child Development: Observation and Assessment
Facilitated by Lynne Murray and Ruth Sherpa, SCMA

Health and Wellbeing: Ready to Learn
Facilitated by Elaine Cochrane, NHS Forth Valley and Caroline Stuart, Childminder

Yoga: Indulge your senses
Facilitated by Lynne Fellingham, The Wee Yoga Room

Self Evaluation
Facilitated by Arwind Salwan, Care Inspectorate

Let’s Be Friends: Preventing Bullying Behaviour
Facilitated by Katie Ferguson, Respect Me

Resilience: The Importance of Self Esteem
Facilitated by Tracey Francis, Mindroom

STEM: Promoting Creativity and Learning in Young Children
Facilitated by Euan Mitchell and Hayley Sherrard, Scottish Schools Education Research Centre

Child Development: Observation and Assessment 
Facilitated by Anne Salter, Clackmannanshire and Stirling Child Protection Committee


3.45pm          Lean on Me
                     Interactive session, facilitated by SCMA
4.30pm          Conference close and completion of evaluation forms
                     Refreshments available 
 
Saturday Night Live
Saturday 28 September from 7.30pm

Annual General Meeting
Sunday 29 September from 09.30am

(Timetable and agenda may be subject to change)