Scots Language – Language Show Live

The Language Show Live is coming up on Friday the 11th and Saturday the 12th of March. This is an annual event which is usually held in London, and attracts a exhibitors from all over the world. Tickets are free, and there are still some available.

There will be taster language classes, seminars, performances, and much more. It’s an excellent …

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Scots Language and Scottish Studies – Understanding Standards

We’d like to remind you of our upcoming Understanding Standards events later this month. There are a few spaces left, and if interested, you can sign up here: https://athena.sqameet.net/

The events are in Glasgow, on the 27th of January. We’re running simultaneous events for Scottish Studies and Scots Language in the morning and repeated in the afternoon. The content of the morning sessions will be repeated in the afternoon, to allow people to attend both.

During the events, there will be opportunities to review candidate evidence, and to hear from our colleagues at Education Scotland. …

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Scots Language and Scottish Studies – Understanding Standards

We’ve got Understanding Standards events coming up for both subjects, and it’s still possible to book places if you’d be interested in finding out more about how to deliver the Awards.

The events will be on Wednesday the 27th of January in Glasgow. There will be two simultaneous sessions in the morning – one on Scots Language and one on Scottish Studies – …

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Scots Language – Scots in Schools Conference

Last Thursday we ran a couple of workshops at Education Scotland’s Scots in Schools conference. It was a really interesting day, with Alasdair Allan launching the Scottish Government’s Scots Language Policy, a keynote address from James Robertson, and a chance to meet Hamish MacDonald, the new Scots Scriever.

Our workshop focused on the Scots Language Award, and how to deliver it to different groups of students. We’ve uploaded our slides for any and all …

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Scots Language – ASLS Event

The Association for Scottish Literary Studies are an organisation who work to promote Scottish Literature across different areas. Their website has a wealth of resources for Scots Language and Scottish Studies, and they also produce material supporting the Scottish set texts in English. They also run competitions, produce various different publications, and more.

Their annual schools conference is on Saturday the 3rd of October, and will be held at Glasgow University. This is aimed at secondary teachers, and there will be a short presentation from Education Scotland dedicated to Scots Language materials. The event contributes CPD time, and there will be opportunities to network with practitioners who have experience with delivering …

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Scots Language – Upcoming Workshops

We’re going to be delivering a couple of workshops at Education Scotland’s upcoming Scots in Schools conference on Thursday the 10th of September. The workshops will be in slots 2 (12:10-12:55) and 3 (14:00-14:55), and we aim to replicate the information in both, to allow delegates flexibility in which other workshops they visit.

We’re planning to give a brief …

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Papers from the Scottish Studies event on 18th May 2015

Hello Everyone,

This is just to let you know that papers from the Scottish Studies Support Network event on 18th May have now been uploaded to the SQA Scottish Studies web site here: http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/64329.html. (Scroll to the bottom of the SS Award page and find them under the last heading ‘Support Network Events’ – …

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First Scottish Studies and Languages Blog – May 2015

Hello and welcome to the new Scottish Studies and Scots Language blog. We’ll be using it to keep you up to date with all the issues, developments and events relating to the Scottish Studies and Scottish Languages awards.

It’s good to be able to begin by telling you about the very successful Support Network Event we held for Scottish Studies …

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