Building brighter futures together: Royal Caledonian Educational Trust (RCET) practitioners conference

Location: Edinburgh
Organiser: Royal Caledonian Education Trust

This practitioner's conference takes place every two years and is a must for professionals interested in or involved with supporting the education and wellbeing of Armed Forces families in Scotland.

The keynote speaker for the 2017 conference is Dr Suzanne Zeedyk.

Dr Suzanne Zeedyk is an honorary Fellow and Senior Lecturer within the School of Psychology at the University of Dundee (Scotland). In 2011, Suzanne stepped away from a full-time academic post to help individuals, groups and organisations understand everything science has discovered about the importance of emotional connection for human health and happiness. In the past five years, approximately 40,000 people have attended her speaking engagements and she reaches 50,000+ per week via social media. According to Suzanne “If we want a better world we have to better understand ourselves”. is an online service designed to support and encourage parents and carers of children aged 5-19, with a collection of videos addressing day-to-day questions and concerns spanning wellbeing, behaviour and learning.