Find out what happens, when it all started, why we have a Parliament, how it works and who works here.
Introduction to the Scottish Parliament
Discover the history of the Parliament from 1285 to the present day
Our interactive timeline charts the development of Parliaments in Scotland from 1285 to the present day.
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Our visits programme is full of hands-on experiences for students to really get involved with learning about the work of Parliament.
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Interested in teaching about the Scottish Parliament? Come along to our one-day CPD sessions to find out how to inspire your classes.
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Come and find out about the Scottish Parliament. We've got games, stuff to help you with coursework, posters for the walls of classrooms and lots more!!
Are you starting to learn about the Scottish Parliament and the way it works? This is the section for you.
If you are in upper secondary or above, studying the Parliament or citizenship or just want to know more about the way it works, this is the place for you.
Try out our games to test your knowledge of the Scottish Parliament. Great for playing as a group, showing on a whiteboard, or testing yourself
Download and reproduce resources for individual or classroom use. Some resources can also be used on-line with interactive features.
Our education programmes are run for schools, colleges and other educational groups who are interested in finding out more about the work of Parliament.
If you want to find out more about the Parliament and the way it works, have a look at our in depth information.
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