Robert Burns – Futurelearn CPD Opportunity

Have you taught Robert Burns poetry previously in the classroom? Would you like to find out more about the Bard as a Career Long Professional Learning (CLPL) opportunity to inform your practice and support your teaching of Scots Language?


Futurelearn are offering a great free three week online course – Robert Burns: Poems, Songs and Legacy – beginning Monday 23rd January 2017.

Course Information

In the process, you’ll examine archive material, original publications and manuscripts by Burns himself, recordings of Burns songs and examples of objects used to commemorate the poet. You’ll also look at and learn to interpret a selection of Robert Burns’s works in the context of Scottish history and culture. Poems and songs covered in the course include:

  • Auld Lang Syne
  • To a Mouse
  • To a Haggis
  • Ae Fond Kiss
  • A Red Red Rose
  • Scots Wha Hae
  • A Man’s a Man for a’ That
  • The Vision

CLICK HERE – Robert Burns: Poems, Song and Legacy

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