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Antoniw, Mick, b. 1954, personal injury lawyer, politician

  • P0806
  • Person
  • 1954-present

In 1973 Mick Antoniw came to Wales to study law at the Cardiff Law School, University of Wales. He trained at Thompsons Solicitors, Cardiff, from 1980 and eventually became a partner. He is a Welsh Labour & Co-operative politician, who has represented the constituency of Pontypridd since the National Assembly for Wales election of 2011.

Ardern, Lawrence L., b. 1912, librarian

  • P0100
  • Person

Following posts with Manchester Public Libraries and the Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Lawrence Ardern was librarian at the Scottish College of Commerce, 1962-1964, and deputy librarian at the University of Strathclyde, 1964-1972. He was an expert in the field of micrographics. Following his retirement, he opened a bookshop in Kirkcudbright.

Armstrong, Linda, b.1960, speech and language therapist

  • P1245
  • Person
  • b. 1960

Dr Linda Armstrong is a retired speech and language therapist whose varied career included clinical work as well as research and teaching. She was a member of RCSLT for more than 30 years. She has a long standing collaboration with Jois Stansfield on the history of speech therapy.

Association of Directors of Education in Scotland

  • C0054
  • Corporate body
  • 1920 to date

The Association of Directors of Education in Scotland was formed in 1920 to represent the directors appointed by the new ad hoc education authorities. Throughout its history, ADES has played an important role in advising upon and implementing the educational policies of successive governments and local education authorities. It seeks to promote awareness of and make national representation on educational issues and to promote the professional interests of its members. The Association conducts its business through an executive and standing committees, and through organising conferences and debates.

Association of Lecturers in Colleges of Education in Scotland

  • C0385
  • Corporate body
  • Founded 1959

The Association of Lecturers in Colleges of Education in Scotland (ALCES) was founded in 1959, following earlier moves, in 1954, to form a local association of college lecturers at Aberdeen College of Education. The move to found such an association may be linked to the restructuring of training colleges in Scotland in 1959. The colleges were removed from the control of the national and local provincial committees for the training of teachers and designated as colleges of education, each under their own board of governors. In 1959 there were colleges at Jordanhill in Glasgow, Moray House in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee, together with two Roman Catholic colleges - Notre Dame in Glasgow and Craiglockhart in Edinburgh - and the specialist Dunfermline College of Physical Education for women students. Three new colleges would be opened in the 1960s in Hamilton, Ayr and Falkirk.

ALCES submitted comments on all the major issues in education from the 1960s onwards, including the closure of colleges of education in the 1980s. The organisation affiliated to the Trades Union Congress and Scottish Trades Union Congress in the 1970s. As the colleges of education reduced in number and the remaining colleges merged with local universities, ALCES merged with the Educational Institute of Scotland as the EIS-University Lecturer’s Association (EIS-ULA).

Association of Speech Therapists

  • C0442
  • Corporate body
  • 1934 - 1945

The Association of Speech Therapists joined with the British Society of Speech Therapists in 1945 to form the College of Speech Therapists, which was renamed the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists in 1995, when it turned fifty.

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