Course Description

Course Name

Education and Learning: A Scottish Perspective

Session: VSRU3121

Hours & Credits

10 SCQF Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This module will introduce you to the Scottish Education system. We will explore the purposes of education and how this translates into the pre-school, primary and secondary curriculum. The module will also provide an opportunity to compare the Scottish Education system with that of your own country or state. Particular issues to be addressed are comprehensive education, Curriculum for Excellence, school discipline and school uniforms, pre-school education and student identities.

Excursion(s):This module normally will include a visit to a local school to observe the Scottish education system in action.

*Course content subject to change