The History of Leith

November 21, 2007

A welcome move away from Braveheart bilge

It is excellent news that Scottish history is to be made a compulsory component of Higher examinations and the Scottish Qualifications Authority is to be congratulated on this long-overdue move.

Normally, I’d be a bit leery of making anything compulsory in a history syllabus but given the vast amount of Braveheart bilge that passes for Scotland’s story at present and the huge misconceptions about our past, surely this move is to be widely welcomed. for more click here

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