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Promoting Scots in schools – what are the SNP up to, why, and will it work?

One of the small pleasures of Twitter is The National newspaper’s weekly tweet promoting their Scots (as in language) column, currently written by one Rab Wilson. Here’s the most recent one: The pleasure lies in the combination of a sort … Continue reading

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How the SNP colonises the third sector – the case of the Scottish Book Trust and the First Minister’s Reading Challenge

A year ago, I wrote about a small charity called the Scots Language Centre that seemed to me, well, just a bit too political for a charitable endeavour. Now another case of potential imbalance has come to my attention. Something … Continue reading

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SNP schools propaganda – some more evidence

Well, my post earlier today on the SNP’s insidious School Election Campaign Pack 2016 has certainly provoked a response on Twitter. Most of it has been supportive, which means that nationalists either haven’t noticed it or have and are staying … Continue reading

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SNP launches insidious propaganda aimed at secondary school students

I’m really getting to the stage where I think there is something sinister (‘Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen’ – dictionary) about the SNP and their attitude to children and young people. I’ve written about this before (see list … Continue reading

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‘Get ’em young’ – the SNP’s approach to schoolchildren: a round-up of comments

Well, my post on ‘Get ’em young’ – the SNP’s approach to schoolchildren unleashed a barrage of comments. With one exception (see the original post) it was all on Twitter. So rather than let it disappear into cyberspace I thought I’d … Continue reading

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‘Get ’em young’ – the SNP’s approach to schoolchildren

                                                 Civic education in the new Scotland?                     … Continue reading

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