Wee Windaes – Scots Language

The Wee Windaes website has been developed in partnership between the National Library of Scotland and Creative Scotland aiming to raise awareness of the history, richness and cultural significance of Scots from its use as the language of the state in the Middle Ages to its appearance in 20th century novels and poetry. CLICK HERE – Wee Windaes […]

Scots Language

Education Scotland have produced a grid which houses links that can be used to support the teaching of Scots across the curriculum. Click the image above to download the grid.

Scots Language – Education Scotland

Last week we met with Simon Hall – one of four Scots Language co-ordinators at Education Scotland whose remit covers Highland Council. He wrote the following piece about his time in Highland schools: “A trip across the Pentland Firth to Caithness is always an exciting prospect, and it was really great to be in the […]

Scots Hoose

A FABULOUS new Scots Language resource has been released. Scots Hoose is jam-packed with resources to support the teaching of Scots in the curriculum. CLICK HERE – Scots Hoose They’ve even got their very own Scots language magazine – SKOOSH! – that learners can contribute to; a great way to encompass purpose and audience into writing. There are […]

Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

In the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, we celebrate the richness of Scotland’s intriguing history, impressive cultural heritage and fascinating archaeology at exciting experiences and events. To celebrate, Education Scotland have launched a Creative Writing competition at the Scottish Learning Festival on 20 September. Learners of any and all ages are invited to […]