My name is Dugal McCrow
Highland secondary pupils can study Photography at SCQF levels 4 & 5 and Higher, plus Classical Studies at National, Higher and Advanced Higher via distance learning with myself. Also, I have pupils studying towards Advanced Higher Latin and GCSE Classical Greek and work closely with John Garvie, Highland's Distance Learning Tutor for Classical Languages. Candidates with good skills and experience in Photography can be supported with Advanced Higher Art & Design with photography as the medium. Pupils undertaking Duke of Edinburgh Awards can develop their knowledge of photography as their Skill and also gain SQA units along the way.
I am Principal Teacher of Art & Design, Business, ICT and Classics at Grantown Grammar School, Highland and a Distance Learning Tutor for pupils across the region. I am GTCS registered to teach Art & Design/Photography, Philosophy, Latin and Classical Studies. I have recently gained full GTCS registration for Computing Science.
I achieved the Standard for Headship in 2015 and have presented on inter-disciplinary learning, profiling, e-portfolios and sustainable development education at national and regional CPD events, including writing case studies for the NAR. I have been a finalist at the Scottish Education Awards twice, as an individual and as a team leader.
Qualifications & Experience : MA (Hons) History of Art (incorporating Fine Art and Classical Studies), PGCE (Secondary) Art & Design, PGDip Leadership in Professional Contexts, UG/PG studies in Latin, PG studies in Sustainable Development Education. BSc Computing Science in progress.
And for those who have been asking - that's me Photoshopped into a bust of Pericles!
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“I wanted to do a course that would make me stand out in my university applications – I was able to do this through distance learning.”
“I had always been fascinated by the myths and legends of the Greeks and Romans. Classical Studies was a great opportunity to get a qualification studying something I love.”
“The ability to work independently and have weekly contact sessions with my tutor helped me keep on top of my studies.”
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