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Bookings for Conference 2019 are now open

Bookings for Conference 2019 are now open

The Modern Studies Association (MSA) Annual Conference is the highlight of the MSA’s calendar. This year’s Annual Conference will be held in the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 2 November 2019.

The event will start at 10am (with registration open from 9am) and run until 3.15pm, with a variety of topic-specific keynote addresses and hands on workshops that aim to provide Modern Studies Teachers with a great CLPL experience.

As part of this year’s event, we are delighted to announce that Conference will be held in the chamber of the Scottish Parliament, with keynote speakers focussing on the 20th anniversary of devolved governance in Scotland. Thereafter, each attendee will attend two seminars (you will choose these during booking), with one being the opportunity to tour the building and speak to colleagues in the Parliament’s Education and Outreach team. The day’s programme will also include lunch and an opportunity to meet stallholders, who will no doubt offer a range of different teaching materials and offer the opportuntiy to form professional connections that will enhance professional understanding, as well as learning and teaching in our classrooms.

If your establishment or local authority will be paying for your ticket and they wish to pay via invoice, then this is possible. Just click the green ‘Tickets’ button at the top of the page, select your desired ticket type and quantity, before hitting ‘Checkout’. When the page loads, scroll down to the ‘Payment’ section and choose ‘Pay by invoice’ from the drop-down menu next to ‘Payment method’. When you have completed the booking process, an invoice should be attached to your booking confirmation e-mail, though this might arrive in your Spam or Junk folder(s).


The Modern Studies Association (MSA) is the professional body for Modern Studies Teachers, in Scotland. The MSA uses its position to consult with members and relay feedback to relevant bodies, such as Education Scotland, the Scottish Government and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). Membership of the MSA is free and open to all Modern Studies Teachers.

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