Scotland's past, people and environment

Scotland's past

Jamiaca Street

Whether our young people are learning about conflict, laws, artefacts or inequality, Scotland’s history promises to make learning interesting and engaging for any age.

Scotland's people

Boy with Scottish flag painted on his face

Learn more about the Scots that have shaped the nation and the world.

Scotland's environment

Water spring in Scottish Highlands

Scotland's environment gives learners opportunities for learning and contextualising their learning.

Heritage Education Forum

The Heritage Education Forum logo

The Heritage Education Forum comprises representatives from national cultural organisations in Scotland, and aims to share information, ensure more effective use of resources for all learners and promote access to heritage learning.


Browse a variety of resources on Scotland's past, people and environment.

Explore 5000 years of history on the Scotland's History website

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These learning and teaching materials form a starting point for those who are interested in using Scotland as a context for learning.

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