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We thought we would open by challenging you with two aspects of our culture on which Scots disagree - our language and
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Scottish Education and Culture

       Spoken Word Services
             David Donald
              Iain Wallace
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Language - Inglis the language of the Angles: Germanic. Gaelic the langauage of the Celts and origin of the word Scots. ...
Political Economy



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Glasgow
Edinburgh
Aberdeen
 Dundee


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Glasgow

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Why are we here?
Tobacco
Sugar
Cotton
  The Triangle of Trade
Steam power: transport, mining and
manufactures




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Practical education:
  18th century - Smith, Witherspoon (Madison)
  19th century - Schools, Colleges, Universities


  Ba...
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The Civil War in Glasgow?




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The Civil War in Glasgow




                   Davis relaxing in Glasgow...



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Educating the “common man” (and woman)
         in a devolved Scotland...




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Scottish Poll Tax riots in 1990
Video Clip: http://www.spokenword.ac.uk/record_view.php?pbd=gcu-a0a4r6-a
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Alex Salmond, the new Scottish First Minister outlines his “big future for Scotland” after being elected first minister...
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Education Secretary Fiona Hyslop has announced plans to scrap the £2,000 students' graduate fee.
Video Clip: http://www...
Spoken Word Background




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Spoken Word Partnerships around the World:

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Presentation give by Spoken Word Service top Clemson University delegation on the 27th of July 2007 at the Saltire Centre, Glasgow Caledonian University.

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Scottish Education and Culture

  1. 1. 1 We thought we would open by challenging you with two aspects of our culture on which Scots disagree - our language and attitudes to violence and aggression. John Smeaton - Scottish “Hero” video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5y4gKT7bAQ
  2. 2. Scottish Education and Culture Spoken Word Services David Donald Iain Wallace Aidan Johnston Graeme West Ewan MacPhee Susan Paterson 2
  3. 3. 3 Language - Inglis the language of the Angles: Germanic. Gaelic the langauage of the Celts and origin of the word Scots. The law - on Roman principles and closer to continental Europe than to English law. The Church - from 1690 Presbyterianism has been the established church. Education - linked to all the others
  4. 4. Political Economy 4
  5. 5. Glasgow Edinburgh Aberdeen Dundee 5
  6. 6. Glasgow 6
  7. 7. Why are we here? Tobacco Sugar Cotton The Triangle of Trade Steam power: transport, mining and manufactures 7
  8. 8. Practical education: 18th century - Smith, Witherspoon (Madison) 19th century - Schools, Colleges, Universities Banking, medicine, engineering... 8
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  10. 10. The Civil War in Glasgow? 10
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  12. 12. The Civil War in Glasgow Davis relaxing in Glasgow... 12
  13. 13. Educating the “common man” (and woman) in a devolved Scotland... 13
  14. 14. 14 Scottish Poll Tax riots in 1990 Video Clip: http://www.spokenword.ac.uk/record_view.php?pbd=gcu-a0a4r6-a
  15. 15. 15 Alex Salmond, the new Scottish First Minister outlines his “big future for Scotland” after being elected first minister of the Scottish Parliament. Video Clip: http://www.spokenword.ac.uk/record_view.php?pbd=gcu-a0a4r5-a
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  17. 17. 17 Education Secretary Fiona Hyslop has announced plans to scrap the £2,000 students' graduate fee. Video Clip: http://www.spokenword.ac.uk/record_view.php?pbd=gcu-a0a4r4-a
  18. 18. Spoken Word Background 18 Spoken Word Partnerships around the World: Michigan State University, East Lansing Northwestern University, Evanston BBC Information & Archives, London Bologna University, Italy
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