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ALT Annual Conference 2019
3–5 September 2019, University of Edinburgh

ALT’s Annual Conference 2019 is seeking to confront and challenge established assumptions, approaches and accepted truths in relation to key dimensions of digital education, and to advancing our practice and thinking through critical dialogue and reflection, closer scrutiny of evidence and theory, and a stronger commitment to values including creativity, community, social good, openness and porosity, and more democratic access to knowledge and learning.


  • Creativity across the Curriculum
  • Transcendent technologies and social impact
  • Scrutinising student data and learning analytics
  • Porosity and third space learning
  • Challenging our frames of reference

Read more about the conference themes.

The conference will be hosted at the University of Edinburgh and co-chaired by Melissa Highton, Assistant Principal and Director of Learning, Teaching and Web Services, University of Edinburgh; Louise Jones, Lead for Scotland, Google for Education and Keith Smyth, Professor of Pedagogy at the University of the Highlands and Islands. Read more about our conference co-chairs.