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Scottish Education


Timings given are approximate and are given in hours and minutes from the start of the zone.

00:01 A Scottish Education Part 1 - Bill Whiteford explores the history of the Scottish Comprehensive School.

00:28 In the Footsteps of Muriel Spark - Actress Hannah Gordon explores Edinburgh

in pilgrimage to Miss Jean Brodie.

00:56 Teacher's Tales - Presenter Larry Sullivan meets retired Headmistress Rosemary McDonald

01:24 A Scottish Education Part 2 - Bill Whiteford finds out what can make school years the best days of our lives.

01:51 Give Me a Voice - Parent Michelle Stuart on home schooling one of her daughters.

02:17 Teacher's Tales - Larry Sullivan tours Glenalmond School in Perthshire with teacher Charles Youlten.

02:44 A Scottish Education Part 3 - Bill Whiteford questions the impact of assessment on the education system.

03:11 Magnetic Memories - Former teacher John Swan shares his unique archive from the schools of Industrial Dundee.

03:39 Passport to Kelso - Pupils at Kelso High School declare their school to be an independent country.

04:06 Teachers Tales - Larry Sullivan travels to Knoydart to meet rural school teacher Eilidh Klemm.

04:33 A Scottish Education Part 4 - Bill Whiteford finds out if a Scottish school education leaves children well equipped for life beyond the classroom.

04:59 Do You Remember the First Time - Ford Kiernan hears classroom and playground stories from Radio Scotland presenters.

5 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Wed 13 May 2009 00:30
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