ABOUT US

Scots Education Resources was established by Matthew Fitt in 2007 to respond to a growing demand for Scots Language training in education.

A weel kent writer and experienced teacher, Matthew has led 150 Scots Language training sessions for teachers in almost every Scottish local authority. Co-founder (with James Robertson) of Itchy Coo books, he has visited over 500 schools and libraries teaching pupils Scots and helping them develop their writing, reading and speaking skills in the language.

In the past 10 years Matthew has delivered Scots Language classes and training for pupils, teachers, lecturers and other education specialists in the following local authorities:

Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeenshire Council
Angus Council
Argyll and Bute Council
Clackmannanshire Council
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dundee City Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
East Lothian District Council
East Renfrewshire Council
Edinburgh City Council
Falkirk Council
Fife Council
Glasgow City Council
Highland Council
Inverclyde Council
Midlothian Council
Moray Council
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Orkney Islands Council
Perth and Kinross Council
Renfrewshire Council
Scottish Borders Council
Shetland Islands Council
South Ayrshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
Stirling Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council

He has also led Scots Language events for the organisations and festivals listed below:

Association of Scottish Literary Studies
Aye Write Festival, Glasgow
BBC Scotland
Book Start
British Council
Burns And Aw That Festival, Ayrshire
Chatterbooks
Dundee Contemporary Arts
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Jordanhill, Glasgow
Learning and Teaching Scotland
Literature Across Frontiers
Literature in Learning
Malt Whisky Society
Moniack Mhor Writers’ Centre
Moray House, Edinburgh
National Library of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland
Northern College, Dundee
Northern Writes Festival, Aberdeen
Prague Book Fair
Royal Festival Hall Millennium Poetry Film Project, Hampden Park
RSAMD, Glasgow
RTE, Ireland
Scottish Arts Council
Scottish Book Trust
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
The Scottish Parliament
Scottish Poetry Library
Scottish Storytelling Centre
United Nations, New York
University of Paisley, Ayr
Wigtown Book Festival
Word Festival, Aberdeen