SERA Connects 2021

All of our SERA Connects events are recorded and uploaded to our SERA YouTube channel. Please feel free to revisit any events that you did attend or to view ones that you missed.

The events for 2021 will be posted on this page.

Please visit the relevant blog post about the events to post any comments you wish to comment to make any contribution to what is being discussed. Click the title of the event to visit the blogpost if you do.


Creative Wellbeing: the role of the arts in promoting health and wellbeing and lifelong learning

Chair: Angela Jaap

Presenters: Dr Brianna Robertson- Kirkland, Dr Bethany Whiteside & Dr Rachel Drury

Date: 26rg April 2021


Pedagogy in practice – Attitudes and understanding in data-informed decision-making

Chair: Mark Linley-Highfield

Presenters: Stephen Day (University of the West of Scotland), Jim Scott & Derek Robertson (University of Dundee)

Date: 25th March 2021


Poverty and Education Network event: Highlighting recent research into poverty and education session 2

Chair: John McKendrick

Presenters: Stephen McKinney (University of Glasgow), Katie Hunter (University of Strathclyde) Lindsay Macdougall (University of Aberdeen) and Stuart Hall and Kevin Lowden (ROC, University of Glasgow)

Date: 18th March, 2021


Poverty and Education Network event: Highlighting recent research into poverty and education session 1

Chair: Stephen McKinney, (University of Glasgow)

Presenters: Clara Pirie (SPIRU, GCU), John McKendrick (SPIRU, GCU), Stuart Hall and Kevin Lowden (ROC, University of Glasgow) & Alastair Wilson (University of Strathclyde)

Date: Thursday 23rd February, 2021


ScotPERN event: PE curriculum development and enactment in Wales and Scotland

Dr David Aldous & Dr Anna Bryant (Cardiff Metropolitan University), Rhian Milton (Cadoxton PS) and Daniel Newberry (Tonyrefail PS)

Thursday 18th March, 2021


Poverty and Education Network event: Highlighting recent research into poverty and education session 2

Chair: John McKendrick

Presenters: Stephen McKinney (University of Glasgow), Katie Hunter (University of Strathclyde), Lindsay MacDougall (University of Aberdeen) & Stuart Hall and Kevin Lowden (ROC, University of Glasgow)

Date: Thursday 18th March, 2021