Consultative Committee on the Curriculum Item Bank. The Scottish Art and Design Collection (incorporating the Collections of National Society for Education in Art and Design Scottish Region and Stuart W MacDonald), Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

The collection consists of material from the various educational forums and committees with which Stuart W MacDonald was involved. This includes: Consultative Committee on the Curriculum Item Bank 1982-1990. Consultative Committee on the Curriculum Item Bank, originally held in Dundee.This was established to provide resource materials for schools in art and design. It was incomplete upon deposit upon comparison with the printed catalogue. No attempt has been made to arrange the item bank as per the catalogue, since the catalogue had no logical or explained arrangement itself. Material is catalogued at item level, and includes some slides and a video, as well as study packs, teachers notes, examples of the kind of work produced in the schemes and teaching aids.

Category C Material

DC 8/2/1/33 not dated Standard Grade Support Material Expressive /

Critical Activity: Printmaking

Administrative / Biographical History

Stuart W MacDonald was the Senior Advisor for the Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service . Part of his role as senior advisor was to sit on various educational committees and forums including the Consultative Committee on the Curriculum Item Bank - an art projects resource bank for schools.

Access Information

Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections are open for research by appointment.

Other Finding Aids

An item level list of the collection is available in the search room

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

Custodial History

Unknown. Immediate source of acquisition, deposited by Stuart W MacDonald, Senior Advisor for Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service, February 1995.

Related Material

Further information concerning the people, places and events made reference to in this collection may be gained from the GSAs collection of newspaper cuttings available in the search room


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