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Northcroft, David J. – Scottish Educational Review, 1992
Reassesses reformist "Report on Secondary Education" (1947) and ensuing effects on Scottish Education Department (SED) policies. Examines roles of administrators, teachers, and postwar values in Scotland's failure to realize report's calls for educational equality. Concludes that report, although energizing, was isolated in time and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Attitudes, Advisory Committees, Change Agents
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Darling, John – Scottish Educational Review, 1992
Although the majority of teachers in Scotland are and have been women, higher positions within the educational system tend to be held by men. Instead of identifying faults in the promotion system, the Strathclyde Region's investigation of promotion and gender recommends that more women be persuaded to apply for higher positions. (KS)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Marker, Willis; Raab, Charles D. – Scottish Educational Review, 1993
The Scottish Council for the Training of Teachers (SCTT) was established in 1959 to serve as a coordinating body during a major reorganization of the system of teacher education. Describes and assesses the way in which the SCTT functioned, especially as an advisory body, with respect to the construction of new colleges of education in the 1960s.…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Educational Development, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational History
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Hanlon, Maura – Scottish Educational Review, 1993
Reviews the role of expressive arts in the Scottish curriculum from 1950 to the present, including changes in definitions of expressive arts (currently art and design, drama, music, and physical education); time allocated to them; teacher preparation; and the role of the specialist teacher. Discusses implications for the expressive arts in the new…
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Dramatics, Educational History
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Marker, Willis – Scottish Educational Review, 1994
During the 1960s, a review of higher education by a commission chaired by Lord Robbins led to the recommendation that the separate colleges of education be brought into the university sector. Compares and contrasts the pluralistic policy process of the Robbins period with the process of recent changes in teacher education in Scotland. (KS)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Ashton, Terry – Scottish Educational Review, 1986
Traces impetus for introduction of structured guidance into Scottish secondary schools. Identifies 1968 "Orange Paper" as first attempt to set out rationale for guidance. Describes how guidance is organized; outlines tasks of guidance teachers; and presents current developments, training requirements, and trends. (NEC)
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Guidance, Guidance Objectives