9781474437844

Scottish Education

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    9781474437844

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    1474437842

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-08-01
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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Author Biography


T.G.K. Bryce is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. A former Vice-Dean for Research, his interests are principally concerned with Scottish teacher education and with science education, much of his research output being published in the International Journal of Science Education.

Walter Humes is a Visiting Professor of Education at the University of Stirling. Prior to retirement in 2010 he held professorships at the universities of Aberdeen, Strathclyde and West of Scotland.

Donald Gillies is Professor of Education Policy at York St John University. From 2005-2012 he was Lecturer, and then Senior Lecturer, in Educational Studies at the University of Strathclyde. He is the compiler of A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education, a free online resource available at www.dictionaryofeducation.co.uk.

Aileen Kennedy is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde.

Table of Contents


Notes on Contributors

Part I: AN OVERVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY EDUCATION IN SCOTLAND

1. Scottish Education 5: its nature, purpose and structure
Tom Bryce and Walter Humes

2. Educational provision: an overview
Ian Smith

3. Scottish primary education
Claire Cassidy

4. Scottish secondary education
Tom Bryce and Walter Humes

5. The independent sector
John Edward

6. Scottish further education
Patrick O'Donnell and Mark Murphy

7. Scottish higher education
Walter Humes

8. Policy and politics in Scottish education
Donald Gillies

Part II. THE HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT OF SCOTTISH EDUCATION

9. Historical perspectives
Robert Anderson

10. The history of Scottish education since devolution
Donald Gillies

11. The distinctiveness of Scottish education
Walter Humes and Tom Bryce

12. Poverty, class and inter-generational disadvantage
Edward Sosu

13. Catholic education in Scotland
Stephen McKinney

14. 'Progressive' schools and home education
Andrew Pyle

Part III. GOVERNANCE AND DIRECTION IN SCOTTISH EDUCATION

15. Education and the law
Janys Scott QC

16. Central government and the administration of Scottish education
Morag Redford

17. Local governance in Scottish education
Brian McGinley

18. National and local curriculum support
Derek Brown

19. School inspection and school improvement
Douglas Hutchison

20. The parent dimension in education
Eileen Prior

Part IV. MANAGEMENT, ORGANISATION AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS

21. Childcare and early education
Christine Stephen

22. Early Schooling
Deirdre Grogan and Joan Martlew

23. Learning in Scottish primary and secondary schools
Tom Bryce

24. Leadership, management and organisation in the primary school
Deirdre Torrance

25. Discipline, behaviour and ethos in primary schools
Jackie Ravet

26. Transitions from early years to primary and primary to secondary
Divya Jindal-Snape

27. Leadership, management and organisation in the secondary school
Danny Murphy

28. Personal support (Guidance)
Claire Wallace

29. Ethos and behaviour in secondary schools
Raymond Soltysek

Part V. CURRICULUM: EARLY YEARS AND PRIMARY

30. Expressive Arts
Charlie Byrne

31. Literacy and English
Sue Ellis

32. Mathematics
Susan McLarty and Ruth Forrester

33. Modern Languages
Hazel Crichton

34. Physical Education
Nicola Carse and Mike Jess

35. Religious (and Moral) Education
Yonah Matemba

36. Science
Stephen Day and Andrew Killen

37. Social Studies
Juliet Hancock, Lynne Robertson and Anne Robertson

38. Technologies
Susan McLaren

Part VI. CURRICULUM: SECONDARY

39. Art and Design
Diarmuid McAuliffe

40. Biology
Stephen Day

41. Business Education
Jackie White

42. Chemistry
Margaret Ritchie

43. Computing Science
Vic Lally and Peter Donaldson

44. Design and Technology
David Morrison-Love

45. Drama
Will Barlow

46. English and Literacy
Hugh Gallagher and Linda Harris

47. Geography
Ashley Fenwick

48. History
Joe Smith

49. Home Economics
Agnes Macintosh

50. Mathematics
Ian Hulse and John Winter

51. Modern Foreign Languages
Do Coyle

52. Modern Studies
Sarah Proctor

53. Music
Alan Hewitt and Andrew Dickie

54. Physical Education and Sport
Shirley Gray and Andrew Horrell

55. Physics
Morag Findlay

56. Religious and Moral Education
Leonardo Franchi and Leon Robinson

57. Social Sciences
John Gould

Part VII. CROSS-SECTORAL AND INTER-DISCIPLINARY ISSUES

58. Literacy across learning
Linda Harris and Hugh Gallagher

59. Numeracy across learning
Tom Macintyre

60. Digital education in schools
Judy Robertson

61. Health and wellbeing
Jennifer Spratt

62. Citizenship education
Alan Britton

63. Outdoor learning
Peter Higgins and Robbie Nicol

64. Children's rights
John I'Anson

65. Learning for sustainability
Peter Higgins and Beth Christie

66. The Scots language in education
Anne Donovan and Liz Niven

67. Gaelic education
Boyd Robertson

Part VIII. ASSESSMENT, CERTIFICATION AND ACHIEVEMENTS

68. Assessment in Scottish schools
Tom Bryce

69. The Scottish Qualifications Authority
Tom Bryce and Walter Humes

70. SQA findings on Scottish attainments
James Morgan

71. The national improvement framework and the return of national testing
Chris McIlroy

Part IX. FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

72. Knowledge, skills and pathways in Further Education
Gary Husband

73. Teaching and Learning in FE and HE
Velda McCune

74. Higher Education in turbulent times
Terry Brotherstone and Murdo Mathison

75. Access, progression and retention in FE and HE
Cristina Iannelli

76. From adult education to lifelong learning
Janis Davidson

Part X. SCOTTISH SOCIETY: EDUCATION FOR ALL?

77. Inclusion for all?
Lisa McAuliffe

78. Additional support needs
Lio Moscardini

79. Psychological services and their impact
Tommy MacKay

80. The 'People' People: The many roles and professional relationships of Social Workers
Ian Milligan

81. Community Education and Community Learning and Development
David Wallace and Annette Coburn

82. Multi-agency working
Joan Forbes

83. Disaffection with schooling
George Head

84. Educating migrant and refugee pupils
Daniela Sime

85. Gender and Scottish education
Sheila Riddell and Elizabet Weedon

86. Addressing LGBTI issues in Scotland's schools
Ian Rivers

87. 'Race' equality in Scottish education
Rowena Arshad

88. Religious intolerance: sectarianism
Stephen J. McKinney

Part XI. TEACHERS AND TEACHER EDUCATION

89. Scottish teachers: then and now
Aileen Kennedy

90. Initial teacher education in Scotland
Ann MacDonald and Ann Rae

91. Teacher professional learning
Aileen Kennedy and Anna Beck

92. Teacher leadership
Margery McMahon

93. Teachers' professional organisations
Larry Flanagan

94. The General Teaching Council for Scotland as an independent body - but for how long?
Tom Hamilton

95. Researching education in Scotland
Laura Colucci-Gray and Kirsten Darling-McQuistan

Part XII. LOOKING FORWARD: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN SCOTLAND

96. Curriculum reform: progress, tensions and possibilities
Mark Priestley

97. A pupil's experience of Scottish education
Jonathan Tevendale

98. An alternative vocational pathway: a model for the future
Iain White

99. A journalist's perspective on the future of Scottish education
Henry Hepburn

100. The direction of post-school education in Scotland
Jean Barr

101. The future of (Scottish) education: an international perspective
Trevor Gale and Stephen Parker

102. The funding of Scottish education: recent experiences and future prospects
David Bell

103. The future of Scottish education
The Editors

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