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The History of Health and Healthcare: Curriculum for Excellence Resource is a joint venture between historians working in the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare at Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian Universities and local school teachers and archivists. Our aim is to impact upon the teaching of History, Geography and Modern Studies at S1 and S2 levels.

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Scottish Government Health and Wellbeing in Schools

The Scottish Government's Health and Wellbeing in Schools project aims to inform ongoing developments in promoting the health and well-being of children and young people within the Curriculum for Excellence cohort. See the key messages from the project in its recent report at:



The 'Big Picture'

Check out the lastest edition of the 'Big Picture', the Wellcome Trust's free teaching resource, at http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Education-resources/Teaching-and-education/Big-Picture/index.htm

New national body created for education in Scotland

On 1st July 2011 Learning Teaching Scotland (LTS) became part of Education Scotland, a new national body for supporting quality and improvement in learning and teaching.


We have a wide range or resources for teachers working in Social Studies, including games, maps, lesson plans and worksheets.

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Dr Laura Kelly on the history of women in medicine

Dr Laura Kelly from the University of Strathclyde describes the struggles women have had in entering the medical preofession over the past 200 years.

Dr Linsey Robb on the civilian medical services in the Second World War

Dr Linsey Robb from the University of Strathclyde explains how civilian casualties were transported and treated in Britain during the Second World War.

Professor Jim Mills on Cannabis

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