Devine intervention

12th May 2006 at 01:00
Tom Devine, the ubiquitous Scottish historian, brought his stimulating brand of academic expertise to the Crieff conference. He was introduced by Tony Finn, outgoing head of St Andrew's High in Kirkcaldy (whom we must incidentally congratulate for being poached as the new depute director of education in Fife).

Finn revealed that Devine gave up history in S2 because it was badly taught and not related to contemporary issues. "So no change there then, Tom"

quipped Finn.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now