Lifelong Learning in Lockdown

The pandemic had a huge impact on many of us but for those in vulnerable groups, no longer able to meet face to face, it was particularly difficult. How could archaeology be used to bring people together during these difficult times and help combat the isolating effects of lockdown and its impact on wellbeing?

Making Lasting Impressions: Greyfriars Kirkyard

Discover Greyfriars Kirkyard using these fun resources created by Edinburgh World Heritage, Archaeology Scotland and young people from 6VT Youth Café designed to help visitors explore and reflect on their visit to Scotland’s most famous graveyard.

An Easy Guide to Scotland’s Archaeological Time Periods

If you’re looking to explore Scotland’s past, it helps to know a bit more about the different time periods. And now, thanks to a fantastic article from the Dig It! team, this information is just one click away!

Archaeology in Schools: an online CPD event

This online CPD event was held on 21 April 2021 and looked at some of the many ways in which educators can use archaeology as inspiration for interdisciplinary learning projects with children and young people.

Cup and Rings in the Classroom

A fascinating blog post from Glasgow University’s Dr Kenny Brophy packed with practical activity ideas to help you explore Scotland’s prehistoric rock art with your young learners.

A Song in Stone: Exploring Scotland’s Neolithic Rock Art

A substantial and comprehensive learning resource about Scotland’s Neolithic rock art.

Whiteadder: Historic Heart of the Lammermuirs

Discover archaeological sites of different time periods from across the Whiteadder Project study area, and ideas for how to use these sites as a springboard for learning.

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Learning at National Records of Scotland (NRS)

Find workshop bookings, links to resources, archival records and statistics available for educational use at the National Records of Scotland.

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Adult Learning at the National Records of Scotland (NRS)

Find events, talks, courses and online resources.

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