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Deprived hit most by music charges

Deprived hit most by music charges | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
CHILDREN from deprived areas are missing out on music lessons because of the cost of tuition.
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Siobhan to sing praises of culture - Top stories - Scotsman.com

a FOLK singer from Penicuik will tell an audience at the Scottish Parliament tomorrow that music, art and drama must be given the same priority in education as maths and literacy.
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Russell under pressure to drop plans for exam question on Scots texts - Education - Scotsman.com

Russell under pressure to drop plans for exam question on Scots texts - Education - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
TEACHERS have called on education secretary Mike Russell to drop plans to include a compulsory question on Scottish texts in the Higher English exam.
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More language assistants employed

More language assistants employed | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The number of foreign language assistants in Scottish schools is set to rise for the first time in seven years.
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Aged 14-18? Want to join a folk big band? The Gordon Duncan Experience is looking for members.

Aged 14-18? Want to join a folk big band? The Gordon Duncan Experience is looking for members. | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The Gordon Duncan Experience, Horsecross Arts’ unique celtic big band for young people aged 14-18 is currently seeking new players. The band is based in Perth but membership is now open to anyone resident in Scotland. We’re looking for a high standard of musician in any instrument and no prior knowledge of traditional music is necessary.

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Multi-cultural colleges highlighted

Multi-cultural colleges highlighted | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Education Secretary Michael Russell has welcomed the diversity of Scottish colleges as figures show over 180 nationalities of students entered our colleges last...
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Is this Scotland’s loss?

Is this Scotland’s loss? | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Recent talks between the Scottish Government and Google broke down after the latter pulled out.
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Positive case for Scottish studies | Herald Scotland

Positive case for Scottish studies | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

IT was inevitable in the febrile atmosphere surrounding the referendum on independence that the idea of teaching Scottish studies in secondary schools would be controversial, but if ever there was a time for this proposal, this is it.

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