Living history

28th May 2004 at 01:00
(Photograph) - As the place of the subject in the curriculum comes under scrutiny as never before, Euan Robson, Deputy Education Minister, launched an initiative this week to allow pupils to call up historic documents on their computers - "letter from Bonnie Prince Charlie found in Scottish classroom", as the Scottish Executive billed it. Next session the project, also developed by National Archives Scotland and Learning and Teaching Scotland, will distribute a CD-Rom to schools covering five topics

Photograph by Alistair Linford

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