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Moving Image Education in Brechin

In 2004, the then Minister for Education and Young People, Peter Peacock, launched a pioneering four-year development programme of moving image education, embedded into core literacy provision in the Brechin cluster of schools, in Angus.
Funded by Future Learning and Teaching (FLaT) at the Scottish Executive, the initiative’s partners are Scottish Screen, Angus Council, Angus Digital Media Centre, the Brechin schools and the British Film Institute, with sponsorship from Apple Education.

See what teachers in Brechin say about it in Moving Image Education and A Curriculum for Excellence.

The success of the programme in Brechin led to the expansion of moving image education into Montrose and Arbroath school clusters in 2007, and into Carnoustie in 2009. Please see our MIE in Angus for more information.

The programme was evaluated throughout its four-year life by a research team from the University of Glasgow’s Faculty of Education, and the team’s final report was published in June 2009. It found that:

Download the full report at

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