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LLC Blethers

Monday, 1 April, 2019 - 16:09

LLC Blethers has once again been part of the Festival of Creative Learning and it has been a success! Looking back at the months of organising and planning that preceded the event, I can say that LLC Blethers was a team effort and that the hard work paid off.  LLC Blethers is an evening of …

People, Soils, Microbes

Thursday, 21 March, 2019 - 17:35

by John Moriarty, 2019 Festival of Creative Learning Event Reporter On Monday (18th February 2019), I headed over to the ASCUS Lab in Edinburgh for a workshop called ‘People, Soils, Microbes: the Evolution of Inhabited Landscapes’. Despite my background being in physics, I like to get out of that comfort zone whenever I can. That this event …

Teaching Writing for the Web to Students

Monday, 18 March, 2019 - 16:01

Over the Festival of Creative Learning, I ran a workshop to teach Writing for the Web to students and had them demonstrate their newfound skills through a collaborative writing exercise. Why Writing for the Web We read online differently than we do in print, and because of this, we need to structure our content differently …

Walking with James Hutton through Time

Thursday, 7 March, 2019 - 18:25

2019 Festival of Creative Learning Event James Hutton (1726-1797) is one of Edinburgh’s great thinkers, and his insights have changed forever how we think about the world. Our walks in the 2019 Festival of Creative Learning followed in Hutton’s footsteps, through the streets that he called home, and allowed us to reflect on the passing …