Education and Learning: A Scottish Perspective

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Education and Learning: A Scottish Perspective

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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 Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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