All News - 2002

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20th Dec 02
Scran Becomes A Curriculum Online Retailer
Scran is now a registered Curriculum Online Retailer and Content Provider
4th Dec 02
Sir Sean Tops
It’s official: Sir Sean Connery is the Greatest Scot of the 20th century. Connery has topped the list in Scran’s public poll, sponsored by Fujitsu Services (Scotland)
27th Nov 02
New Libraries Added: Find EVEN MORE on Scran
Scran is pleased to announce the launch of its new libraries cross-searching system. This superb initiative means that not only will you have access to the extensive resources on Scran, but you will also be able to scour the contents of the other unique image libraries that we host.
30th Oct 02
Strange Lights in the Sky
Some of the more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed a slightly odd tinge to the sky on certain nights recently. That's because we're currently experiencing a peak in solar activity, which means there is a strong possibility of seeing the Northern Lights.
21st Oct 02
New Faces October 2002
A warm welcome to everyone who has signed up to Scran in the past couple of months
20th Oct 02
Theatre: Possible Worlds
George is brainless. Literally. A brilliant risk analyst who works out the kind of complicated sums in his head that most other people would require a small computer to solve, he is discovered, alone, sprawled on a bed in a spartan room, his skull sliced off, his brain missing.
10th Sep 02
Great Scots Launched
The Scran/ICL Great Scots Poll was formally launched on 10 September at the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh
12th Jul 02
Enhanced Service For Subscribers
In September, Scran will be enhancing its service for subscribers. Highlights include our New Collections format; and our New Album View to create your own personal set of favourites
25th Jun 02
Double Celebration For Scran
Scran celebrated the successful completion of its Millennium Project in style on June 25th by throwing a party in the stunning surroundings of the Playfair Library in Edinburgh
10th Jun 02
Scran Welcomes New Lifelong Learning Officer
A warm welcome to Sandra O’Connor, the latest member of staff to join the Scran Education team. Sandra has taken on the new role of Lifelong Learning Officer, and comes to us with excellent credentials in the Lifelong Learning sphere
2nd Jun 02
RCAHMS Launch New Online Map
A superb new resource that enables online history buffs to zoom in on archaeological sites and historic buildings in any part of Scotland was launched in June 2002 by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, a founder partner of Scran
3rd May 02
Virtual Exhibitions
New on Scran in the coming months is Virtual Exhibitions software
5th Feb 02
Margo MacDonald Visits Scran
Scran was visited on 5 February 2002 by campaigning journalist and TV presenter Margo MacDonald MSP, a key figure in the history of Scottish devolution, and now a member of the Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee of the Scottish Parliament
8th Jan 02
BETT 2002
Scran has just completed another successful stint at BETT, the British Education Technology Show
7th Jan 02
New Year Honours for Scran Members
We would like to congratulate those Scran Committee Members, Contributors and Licensees who were honoured in the New Year List
1st Jan 02
Scran On Shortlist For Prestigious Web Award
Scran is delighted to announce our place on the shortlist for the prestigious BECTA/The Guardian UK Education Website Awards 2002

New Resources For English Curriculum
Scran’s provision of resource packs on the Curriculum Navigator matching English National Curriculum requirements has seen a marked growth in the past 6 months