Latest Scottish Executive Education Department Stories

2011-02-09 05:36:00

EDINBURGH, February 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Win at http://www.greatscottishadventure.com VisitScotland, the national tourism agency, is offering Americans the chance of winning their very own Great Scottish Adventure.

2011-02-02 10:12:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, February 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever dreamt of taking on a Ryder Cup legend? VisitScotland is offering golf fans the chance to play a round with Scotland's Sam Torrance at the new home of the Scottish Open. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/visitscotland/47590/ The Ryder Cup legend was a member of first European team to achieve success on American soil, in 1987.

2009-10-22 08:00:00

EDINBURGH, October 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An unbeatable blend of landscapes, rivers and lochs, as well as some first-class operators, make Scotland one of Europe's foremost adventure sports and travel destinations.

2008-09-26 12:00:29

By ANDREW DENHOLM EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT COMPUTER games have been shown to boost maths attainment in a pioneering study in Scottish schools. Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS), the curriculum development organisation analysed the effect of the educational game Brain Training from Dr Kawashima .

2008-07-30 15:00:50

ROSSLYN Chapel, the Fringe and Edinburgh's Old Town have all been selected among a list of top visitor attractions. The VisitScotland survey asked visitors to submit their top ten attractions, to help build up a picture of how people chose to spend their perfect day in Scotland.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.