Title “Our Future Scotland” short film premiere and panel debate at Scottish Parliament Degree of recognition National Media type Web Country United Kingdom Date 16/05/18 Description A major initiative underway at Scottish Parliament is the Scotland 2030 Programme. This is exploring Scotland’s culture and society and the aspirations of people everywhere about what Scotland could be like by 2030 and beyond. It is taking a number of different perspectives and considering the societal and cultural impact of existing and predicted trends across key areas such as education and learning, health and wellbeing, the environment, technology and the economy. The programme is designed to simulate debate about the long-term challenges and opportunities Scotland faces.
The Our Future Scotland project is one element of the overall Scotland 2030 Programme. It seeks to engage people everywhere to gain their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the future of Scottish society. A short film that includes some well-known Scottish and international figures, such as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, actor Brian Cox and author Chris Brookmyre, giving their views on the future of Scotland was developed and screened at various events throughout Scotland after being launched at Scottish Parliament on 16th May 2018. These are also available to view on social media. #ourfuturescotland
Our Future Scotland is jointly funded by Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland’s Futures Forum and the RSE Young Academy of Scotland with support from Glasgow School of Art.
Persons Siobhan O'Connor, James Blake