Scottish Textiles Future Skills Summit
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Scottish Textiles Future Skills Summit

Scottish Textiles Future Skills Summit

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The Glasgow School of Art

Reid Building

164 Renfrew St

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Event Aim:

To explore opportunities for collaboration between the Scottish textiles industry and the FE/HE education sector to drive leadership and skills development


Suitable for: industry professionals working in textiles, leather or fashion sectors in Scotland, Further & Higher Education professionals and public sector partner agencies.

Please note this event is not open to students to attend.

PROGRAMME

9.45am      Registration, Coffee & Networking 

10.15am    Welcome

10.30am    Context

  • An overview of the textiles industry in Scotland

  • An overview of (F&T) education provision in Scotland

  • An overview of innovation in the sector

11.15am    Collaboration

  • Case studies of examples of good practice including skills, innovation, R&D, new ways of working, creativity, entrepreneurship

12.15am    Group facilitated discussion

  • What are the drivers of change?

  • What are our ambitions?

  • Where are the gaps?

  • What are the big questions we want/need answered?


1.15pm    Buffet lunch & networking

 

2.00pm    Small group facilitated discussions

  • What projects/initiatives would deliver impact?

  • How could this be funded?

3.45pm    Plenary

4.00pm    Close


If you would like any further information about this event please do not hesitate to contact stsp@glasgowclyde.ac.uk or call 0141 2720636.

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Reid Building

164 Renfrew St

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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