Chinese child

China Stories

Videos of the real lives of a cross section of Chinese people.

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Local Government

A look at Local Government in Scotland. The site focuses on contemporary issues that are relevant to students today: Recycling; Skateboarding; GM Crops; Traffic Congestion and Asylum Seekers.

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Scottish Elections 2007

Video diaries give an insight into the minds of voters before and after the 2007 Scottish elections. There are also audio stories to highlight the difference voting can make and a BBC Radio Scotland documentary about Election Day itself.

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South Africa

This site looks in depth at the key political, social and economic issues in South Africa today. Browse the news stories, interviews, articles and case studies then test your knowledge with revision exercises.

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The Lawmakers

Power and Influence in Decision Making. This game-based site asks students to look at the workings of the Scottish Parliament, in the context of pressure groups, political parties and the process of legislation in Scotland.

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USA

Get an overview of the political structure of the United States. Compare the intended workings of the political system with what happens in the real world. Case studies take a look at gun control, the DREAM Act and immigration.

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Wealth and Health Inequalities

Take a look at the relationship between poverty and ill-health and examine issues concerning society and inclusion. Get to grips with facts and figures, weigh up arguments and read the case study.

Class clips

Class Clips

Short video and audio clips edited from BBC programmes.

Authors Live

Authors Live

Famous writers appear at BBC Scotland, from Jacqueline Wilson to Charlie Higson.

The L.A.B

The L.A.B

Get creative with a free digital workshop at BBC Scotland.

Scotland's Food

Scotland's Food

Web clips exploring the world of food, with a Scottish flavour.

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