Joining the dots through Scottish crofting education

Britton, A., Hunt, R. and Blee, H. (2017) Joining the dots through Scottish crofting education. Scottish Educational Review, 49(2), pp. 72-85.

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The ‘Crofting Connections’ (Ceanglaichean Croitearachd) project is described in this article as an exemplar of the prescribed ‘Scottish approach’ to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Drawing upon the evaluation of this project an argument is made for increased attention to such initiatives that seek to (re)connect children with issues of community, heritage, land and place. In doing so, we also call for a reconceptualization of crofting in academic discourse and in the curriculum. While crofting is a specifically Scottish phenomenon, this may be of interest to readers in other nations with similar small scale agricultural traditions.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Blee, Mr Harry and Britton, Dr Alan
Authors: Britton, A., Hunt, R., and Blee, H.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Social Justice Place and Lifelong Education
Journal Name:Scottish Educational Review
Publisher:University of Stirling
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 Scottish Educational Review
First Published:First published in Scottish Educational Review 49(2):72-85
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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