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Inspiring Student Learning: Rising to the Challenge of RBL

Heriot-Watt Global Learning & Teaching Symposium, 27-29th October 2020

October 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

You are warmly invited to join this semester’s global learning and teaching symposium, Inspiring Learning: Rising to the Challenge of RBL.  This three-part conversation is an opportunity to reflect on an unprecedented period of change and consider practical and pragmatic ways to inspire student learning online and on-campus.

The symposium offers a chance to:

  • Connect with colleagues and share your practice. ​
  • Pause, breathe and find new sources of inspiration. 
  • Explore insights from across the higher education sector.

The events are open to everyone across our Heriot-Watt community. They are scheduled in three parts:

Dr. Alison Gilmour

Tuesday 27th October 10am UK | 2pm Dubai | 6pm Malaysia


Dr. Susan Bridges

Wednesday 28th October: 9.15am UK | 1.15pm Dubai | 5.15pm Malaysia


Thursday 29th October: 8am UK | 12 noon Dubai | 4pm Malaysia

  • Responsive Blended Learning in Action: An opportunity to hear from colleagues across the University about their Responsive Blended Learning practice, and to share your own practice and ideas.
  • Followed by themed teabreak conversations to allow you to connect informally with colleagues across the university.
  • Please register for the ‘Responsive Blended Learning in Action’ session here.

All keynote events will be held on Microsoft Teams. They will be recorded and made available after the event.