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Scottish influence in the higher education of Canada

Falconer, Robert Sir

Scottish influence in the higher education of Canada

by Falconer, Robert Sir

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Published by Printed for the Royal Society of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- Canada.,
  • Education, Higher -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Falconer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 7-20 ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20874793M

    Scottish English (Scottish Gaelic: Beurla Albannach) is the set of dialects of the English language spoken in transregional, standardised variety is called Scottish Standard English or Standard Scottish English (SSE). Scottish Standard English may be defined as "the characteristic speech of the professional class [in Scotland] and the accepted norm in schools".Early forms: Old English, Middle English, Early Modern . Qualifications at the secondary school and post-secondary (further education) level are provided by the Scottish Qualifications Authority, which is the national awarding and accrediting body in Scotland, and delivered through various schools, colleges and other learning centres.

    Social factors affecting education The school curriculum may be thought of as a map or chart of organized knowledge and experience, through whose systematic study the student is expected to learn and to apply that learning in life situation. Robert Anderson examines the distinctive characteristics and the historical myths of Scottish popular education, placing them in a broader framework of social, political, and intellectual history. Education and the Scottish People, - R. D. Anderson - Oxford University Press.

      He discusses the influence of Calvinism, Scottish Presbyterianism and the Kirk (the Church of Scotland), the Covenanters, latitudinarianism, and the influence of Scripture on Scotland's laws. He writes of how blasphemy and witchcraft were punishable by death, and tells the story of I just read the Preface and Prologue to this book/5. Scottish Culture and Scottish Education, [Walter M. Humes, Hamish M. Paterson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.


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