Fi Milligan-Rennie, Head of Education – Screen
Fi Milligan-Rennie trained as high school teacher and taught English & Drama before taking up a post as Education Officer then Associate Producer for a Theatre company, managing multiple creative learning projects across Scotland in schools and communities. Fi then established a freelance education practice, continuing to work in creative education contexts across Scotland and beyond. In tandem with her education practice, Fi held a variety of roles within the creative economy including film producer, production manager, photographer, and screenwriter. Her work in arts for criminal justice gained a Koestler award nomination and she has been crew for a several Royal Television Society award winning works. Fi has engaged with thousands of school children in hundreds of primary and secondary schools as a teacher, facilitator and project manager to design and deliver meaningful learning experiences. She has taught and managed programmes at further and higher education level engaging learners and designing sustainable programmes to meet experience and attainment performance indicators. Fi is passionate about education as a transformative process and has built her career around this, gaining a suite of undergraduate and post graduate qualifications to support this.
Gail Robertson, Screen Education Officer
Gail Robertson joined the Screen Education Team in September 2020, following 15 years working in Scotland and England as a Secondary Media and English teacher. She is Lead Officer for the Screen Education Fund, and utilises her knowledge of educational policy, curriculum needs and teaching strategies to support the development of screen education projects and advocate for screen education. Gail is also Project Manager of Screening Shorts, one of Screen Scotland’s education websites.