Scottish education looks ahead



Publisher: W. & R. Chambers in Edinburgh

Written in English
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Statementedited by John Nisbet assisted by Gordon Kirk.
GenreScotland.
ContributionsNisbet, John., Kirk, Gordon.
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LC ClassificationsLA651
The Physical Object
Paginationx,233p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21516887M
ISBN 100550202412
OCLC/WorldCa100000

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Find more information about: ISBN: This book is a significant update of the successful earlier editions - Scottish Education published inand Scottish Education: Post-devolution published in It reflects the very considerable changes which have taken place in education in recent years, taking account of a wealth of new research evidence.

Featuring some 40 new authors, the latest volume contains. T1 - Scottish Education, Fourth Edition: Referendum. A2 - Bryce, T. A2 - Humes, W. A2 - Gillies, D. A2 - Kennedy, A. PY - /7. Y1 - /7. N2 - This 4th edition of Scottish Education takes account of an important political milestone in Scotland’s history: the Scottish Independence by: 2.

Awarded a Special Commendation in the National Library of Scotland/Saltire Society Research Book of the Year Award This major volume is becoming the standard text on Scottish Education.

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Education in Scotland is overseen by the Scottish Government and has a history of universal provision of public education, and the Scottish education system is distinctly different from those in the other countries of the United Scotland Act gives the Scottish Parliament legislative control over all education matters, and the Education (Scotland) Act is the Primary languages: English, Scottish Gaelic.

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