History Zone - Scottish Education

RUNNING ORDER: 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.


  • 2009-05-06 00:30:00 - 2009-05-06 06:00:00 on mw,
  • 2010-06-02 00:30:00 - 2010-06-02 06:00:00 on mw,