1st National Advisory Board Meeting in Scotland

The first meeting of the Scottish National Advisory Board (NAB) was held at the School of Education of the University of Glasgow on 16th November 2016 (see agenda of the meeting).

The purposes of the meeting were:

  • Introducing the research team and the members of the NAB
  • Presenting the YOUNG-ADULLLT project to the NAB members
  • Presenting and discussing the Scottish impact strategy of the project
  • Presenting and discussing the mapping and analysis of LLL policies in Glasgow City Region and Aberdeen & Aberdeen shire City Region
  • Promoting and enhancing forms of collaboration among participants

The members of the NAB appreciated the relevance of the project for the Scottish context. They also expressed their interest in the project and the willingness to participate and collaborate with the research, community engagement and dissemination activities concerning the project. More detailed information on the discussion held during the session can be found in the 1st NAB meeting report.

The participants of this 1st NAB meeting were:
NAB members:
  • Janet Brown, Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Fiona Burns, Scottish Funding Council
  • David James, Cardiff University
  • Andy Furlong, University of Glasgow
  • Maureen Mallon , Education Scotland
  • Audrey MacDougall, Scottish Government
  • Andrew Witty, Colleges Scotland

Apologies: Lesley Brown, Education Scotland; Jonathan Clark, Skills Development Scotland; Robert Wright, University of Strathclyde; Lorna Unwin, Institute of Education (UCL)

School of Education:
  • Queralt Capsada-Munsech, Postdoctoral researcher and Project Coordinator
  • Chris Chapman, Chair of Educational Policy and Practice
  • Lesley Doyle, Senior Lecturer
  • Kristinn Hermannsson, Lecturer
  • Jonny Houston, Research Administrator
  • Kevin Lowden, Senior Researcher
  • Mike Osborne, Chair of the Adult & Lifelong Learning Education
  • Michele Schweisfurth, Director of the Robert Owen Centre
  • Oscar Valiente, Senior Lecturer and Principal Investigator
  • Patricia Wallace, Manager of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change