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Education and success

Education and success

The emphasis Scots placed on education – from parish schools through to renowned universities – is given credit for the achievements of Scottish migrants in countries like New Zealand. This was certainly the opinion of an Australian Scot whose views were printed in the New Zealand Scot in 1913.

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Reference: The New Zealand Scot 2, no. 1 (20 November 1913): 3.

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John Wilson, 'Scots - Education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 June 2022)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015