Item JCE/22/7/11 - Scottish School of Physical Education reunion book, 1968-2018

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GB 249 JCE/22/7/11


Scottish School of Physical Education reunion book, 1968-2018


  • 2018 (Creation)

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1 volume

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(b 1946)

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Drew Michie trained as a teacher at the Scottish School of Physical Education, Jordanhill College, Glasgow from session 1965-1966 to session 1967-1968. After qualifying, he taught Physical Education at St Mungo's Academy in Alloa, then at Alloa Academy, St Augustine's High School in Edinburgh and Wallace High School in Stirling. In 1986 he became Adviser on Outdoor Education for Central Regional Council, and from 1996 he was employed as an Education Adviser for Clackmannanshire Council. Having retired from the latter post in 2002, the Council re-engaged him as a part-time consultant until 2015. Since 1971, he has also delivered instructor training courses in canoeing, kayaking, skiing and cycling for the National Governing Bodies of those sports. In June 2017 he was awarded a British Empire Medal for services to safety of outdoor adventure activities.

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Donated by Drew Michie in June 2018.

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Privately printed volume containing an illustrated collection of student reminiscences and life stories, produced for the 50th anniversary reunion of those who qualified from the Scottish School of Physical Education, Jordanhill College of Education in 1968. The volume contains contributions from 47 former students, plus a paper on 'Power, Control and Status in Physical Education' by Dr Ian Thomson. Compiled by Drew Michie between September 2017 and May 2018.

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Restricted until 2043

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  • English

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