About Us

The Journeys Through Health History project 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. Together we aim to impact upon the teaching and engaging with History, Geography and Modern Studies at S1 and S2 levels.

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Links / Resources available for teaching on Immunisation: Vaccination, Variolation and Inoculation.

 Short article outlining links and resources for lessons focused on the history of vaccination. 

The Big Picture - New Website

The excellent Big Picture Resource page from the Wellcome Trust has moved!  Go to the below link for over 1,200 educational resources that you can filter by topic, education level or type.

 

https://bigpictureeducation.com  

Good Food Nation - Focusing on Dietary Health in Schools 2017

Recently Education Scotland published for the fifth year a call for applications for the 'Food for Thought' Education Fund.  Find out more about it and some of the impacts of the debate on diet and education in 2017.

https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/eslb/2017/04/18/food-for-thought-education-fund/ 

Resources

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

You can view example resources, use the keyword search below or browse by discipline, type or theme.

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Review Essay: A Shot in the Dark. Is it time to shine a new spotlight on antivaccination?

Lesson: Bodysnatching

Resources and personal testimony focused on the design and presenting of the Body Snatching Lesson for the Curriculum for Excellence Resource - History & Healthcare school program.

Lesson: Dangerous Drugs

Resources and personal testimony focused on the design and presenting of the Dangerous Drugs Lesson for the Curriculum for Excellence Resource - History & Healthcare school program.

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