25 Years Ago
* The Education (Milk) Bill received its Royal Assent last week . . . Glasgow education committee are considering continuing the supply of free milk to all primary pupils over the age of seven "for a reasonable time" after the start of the new session. This will give parents a chance to ask their family doctor whether he can recommend free milk on the ground of medical need.
* The Scottish Police College may be outside the mainstream of Scottish education, but it has a number of the features that any college would show off as indicating that it kept up with the times. Instructors make extensive use of visual aids such as knuckle-dusters and one-armed bandits, as well as the more usual films, slides and models.
* Stirling University's impressive arts complex, the MacRobert Centre, opens officially on September 27 with the premiere of Scottish Opera's new production of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress.
* Inverness College is offering courses in English for foreigners. Citizens of the northern capital are reputed to speak English to a high standard, so it should be a good place for foreigners to learn.
* From a local paper: "She had trained for three years in domestic science at Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, and did not want to teach. She wanted always to help people."
TES SCOTLAND, AUGUST 13, 1971