Hillis, Peter L. M.
December 2007
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;2007, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p191
Academic Journal
The article analyses the present position of History and Scottish History in the school curriculum and discusses the possible impact of initiatives while offering some suggestions for future trends. The transformation of History teaching since the 1980s tells a different story of a profession embracing change regarded as being in the best interests of pupils and the subject. Some expressed their skepticism about A Curriculum for Excellence program because they believe that it may prove not to be in the best interests of pupils if it means that Scottish History is either pushed further into the sidelines or disappears from the curriculum.


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