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Crafty Crofters in Lochcarron
Posted: 20/03/2014

Pupils in Crofting Connections PS in Lochcarron were looking for ways their interest in all things wool could be sustained in their school for future classes.

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Crofting in Moray
Posted: 14/03/2014

In February Crofting Connections hosted a visit to Moray schools from a retired primary school teacher who spent every summer in her early childhood on her grandparents croft near Rothes in Moray.  Linda Mitchell spoke to teachers from 5 primary schools in a twilight CPD session and to all the pupils in Craigellachie PS the following day.

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Budding Marine engineers in Eday
Posted: 11/03/2014

Three Crofting Connections primary schools in Orkney came together in Eday in February to take part in the Junior Saltire Prize.

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Crofting Connections: an ideal context for place-based learning
Posted: 11/03/2014

Crofting Connections was part of an international collaboration on place-based learning last November which culminated in a symposium in Plockton High school.  The research investigating the engagement of children and young people in understanding and valuing their communities is supported by the Arkleton Trust and Highland Council and involved projects in Norway, Alabama and Scotland.

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