Category Archives: Scottish History

Whose Town?

Whose Town? is an innovative resource for teaching social studies. A fun and interactive digital resource which brings Edinburgh’s history to life, it has been made available to all Glow users.  It can be found in the Whose Town? Glow … Continue reading

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National Records of Scotland Schools Programme 2011 – 2012

The National Records of Scotland (NRS) has launched its 2011-2012 programme of free workshops and Glow Meet sessions for primary and secondary schools. New topics include ‘Tartan: a Chequered Tale’, ‘Witches on Trial’ and ‘Scottish Census Records’.  Senior secondary students … Continue reading

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SWAP competition and Glow Group

Scots Words and Place-names (SWAP) is running a competition for all school pupils in Scotland during June. The competition is open to all ages and aims to get people talking about the Scots language in their classrooms, as well as using it … Continue reading

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Scottish History Please find below a link to Scottish Archives for Schools website.  There are some very interesting resources and CPD packages available.  The GLOW Meet developments are particularly interesting. http://www.scottisharchivesforschools.org/

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Scottish History, Culture and Heritage – Project Support

All schools have recently received a letter inviting them to apply for Curriculum for Excellence funding to support projects with a focus on Scottish history, culture and heritage. Margaret O’Connor has identified the following contacts who can provide advice on … Continue reading

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