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Despite previous APOLOGY from an editor BBC Scotland uncritically re-use flawed research on school exclusions

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  7 Mar 2019  |  Image : Pixabay Politics Scotland on 6th March headlined with: ‘Holyrood hears allegations children with additional needs are being unlawfully excluded from lessons!’ The piece was ...

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How Scotland’s media INVENTED a tear-sodden crisis of P1 assessments

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  25 Feb 2019  | Pixabay Now, after Freedom of Information releases, we can see that the supposed widespread fear and anxiety, around the assessment of P1 pupils, last year, had all the lack of substance of ...

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Analysis of a Good Morning Scotland interview with John Swinney

by Indyref2.scot  |  31 Jan 2019  |  Image : Pixabay On Thursday, January 31st Good Morning Scotland broadcast an interview.  Presenter Hayley Millar interviewed Finance Secretary John Swinney. The interview centred on the amended ...

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State Broadcaster Jamie McIvor’s ‘analysis’ of Scottish ‘teacher shortages’ anecdotal and hiding truth

by Prof. John Robertson  |  Talking-Up Scotland  |  7 Jan 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay Though far from eye-catching, the headline above is not that bad, though more speech marks would make it more accurate and ...

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P1 assessments complaint passed to Ofcom

by Indyref2.scot  |  12 Dec 2018  |  Image :  Pixabay ... My complaint thus hinges on whether Ofcom believes that to reconsider “the whole approach to evaluating the progress of P1 pupils” can only mean scrapping P1 ...