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Policy into Practice Series: Gender Equality Conference
When: 9.30am - 3.00pm , Tuesday 20 June 2017 Where: College Development Network, Argyll Court, Castle Business Park, Stirling, FK9 4TY This event is being organised by College Development Network Costs Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) £75.00 per person Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are £75.00 per person
College Development Network (CDN) are delighted that Shirley-Anne Somerville, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science will provide the keynote for this national conference, which explores how gender equality policy is impacting work across Scotland's educational and vocational landscape - and what else needs to be done to reduce gender barriers.
Guest speaker, Eleanor Cannon, newly-appointed Chair of Scottish Golf, is determined to encourage more female participation in the sport, hear how she intends to achieve this.
Who should attend
Anyone with an interest in and / or responsibility for gender, equality and diversity issues.
Learn about the aspirations for improving gender equality in Scotland;
Hear about the practice that is having an impact in education and work settings;
Attend workshops to explore how you can incorporate successful gender equality strategies and plans into your own area of work;
Discuss what more can be done to enhance gender equality opportunities; and