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Sport, recreation and education on Bute, Arran and Great Cumbrae, c. 1850-1900

This paper was given at two conferences: ‘Historical Perspectives on Scottish Education’ (The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 21 October 2011) and the History of Education’s annual conference (Glasgow University Union, 27 November 2011). 3,863 more words

Conference Paper

A Cultural History of Association Football in Scotland, 1865-1902


Lampeter: Edwin Mellen, 2013 (purchase here)

Rangers and Celtic Football Clubs, together known as the ‘Old Firm’, have received the lion’s share of attention given to Scottish association football in both scholarly and popular literature.  401 more words

Scottish Football

An adult residential college for Nazi leaders

I recently enjoyed a very pleasant few days walking in the North Eifel, an area of Germany that seems virtually unknown to British tourists. Situated between the major cities of the Rheinland and the borders with Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, it is enchantingly beautiful with its mixture of forests, hills, rivers, lakes and valleys. 478 more words


Found in The School Paper: a story of gruesome death and straying from one's rightful place

The role of death in the literature provided to school children in the twentieth century deserves close attention.

I have written previously about the way in which school readers, for example, were intended to influence children to behave in morally desirable ways – often influenced heavily by protestant Christianity. 1,070 more words


Focus and Educate Yourself: Education - Part 1

Education is one of the most virulent, debated, and politically explosive issues in our current society.

No more so than now, as a new embattled and controversial president-elect positions his cabinet to take control of our government. 600 more words

Speak Out

On being authentic

By Natalie Woods

When I recorded this video I didn’t have the philosophy of education in mind. However, I think some of the themes discussed will be relevant to anyone interested in education.

On being authentic


Two items from the Baines Collection at the IOE Library: The Lilliputian Library or Gulliver’s Museum

As we highlight the Baines Collection in our Special Collections Advent Calendar today, I thought it would be appropriate for me to write about two items from the collection based on some material I had prepared when I recently showcased our… 1,002 more words

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