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    Studying Modern Studies?

    Studying Modern Studies this year? We've got loads of resources to help you! Here are a few to get you started:

    National Modern Studies

    How the Additional Member System works

    Quick Guide to the Parliament

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    Studying Modern Studies?

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    Visits Programme

    Our popular visits programme will be starting soon for another busy school year.

    The education programmes are run for schools, colleges and other educational groups who are interested in finding out more about the work of Parliament.

    Find out how you can be part of it

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    Visits Programme

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    The Historical Path to the 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.

    Find out more

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    The Historical Path to the Parliament

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    Quick Guide to the Parliament

    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

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    Quick Guide to the Parliament

Education

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! If you want to contact us, e-mail us or give us a call on 0131 348 5401.

 

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SP Juniors

Are you starting to learn about the Scottish Parliament and the way it works? This is the section for you.

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SPotlight on the Parliament

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.

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Games

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

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Educational Resources

Download and reproduce resources for individual or classroom use. Some resources can also be used on-line with interactive features.

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Education Programmes

Our education programmes are run for schools, colleges and other educational groups who are interested in finding out more about the work of Parliament.

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Parliament In Depth

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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