Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow | Scottish School of Physical Education

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow | Scottish School of Physical Education

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Description area

Dates of existence



The Scottish School of Physical Education was established at Jordanhill College of Education in Glasgow in 1931. It was the only training centre for male teachers of physical education in Scotland and there was fierce competition for places. Its diploma-holders consequently enjoyed a reputation for excellence. It closed in 1990.


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Relationships area

Related entity

Ireland, William J., 1924-2002, teacher of Scottish country dance (1924-2002)

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Dates of the relationship

1942 - 1945

Description of relationship

Ireland was a student at the School.

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Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Victoria Peters, October 2012.




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