Matthew Fitt - About Matthew - PROJECTS & ACHIEVEMENTS

A selection of Matthew's projects and achievements over the years:

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Jordan's New Jaiket - Scots resource for Education Scotland
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Messages & Ginger – author of special Scots Language Guide for athletes at 2011 Lanarkshire International Children’s Games
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Made Honorary Fellow of the Association of Scottish Literary Studies
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Co-founded (with James Robertson) Itchy Coo Books which published 37 titles between 2002 and 2011
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National Scots Language Development Officer from 2002 to 2011 visiting over one thousand schools and libraries all over Scotland
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Founder of Scots Education Resources
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But n Ben A-Go-Go included in 100 Best Scottish Books of All Time
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The Eejits, a Scots translation of Roald Dahl's 'The Twits', reaches number one in Waterstone's best-seller charts
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Leader of Teacher Training Courses on Scots in education in all Scottish local authorities
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Initiated Professional Recognition for Scots Teaching, a new awards category by General Teaching Council for Scotland
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Member of the Ministerial Scots Language Working Group
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Advisor on Scottish Government Audit of Current Scots Language ProvisionAdvisor on Scottish Government Audit of Current Scots Language Provision
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Established Cross Party Group on the Scots Language Education Sub-Committee
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Developed Network of Scots language Coordinators in Falkirk schools Developed Network of Scots language Coordinators in Falkirk schools
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Author of Scots Language webpages for Learning & Teaching Scotland Knowledge of Language module
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Commissioned by Dundee City to produce Dundonian dialect teaching pack Whar’s Wattie?
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Represented Scots at Endangered Languages Conference at the United Nations in New York
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European Centre for Modern Languages: Scots language representative for EBP-ICI project based at Graz and Lyon
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Vice President of Scottish Committee of European Bureau for Regional and Minority Languages
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Scots expert for Mercator Education, Leeuwarden, Netherlands 
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British Council Tour of the Czech Republic
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Poetry Film at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Poetry Film at Hampden National Stadium
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Voyages and Versions international poetry translation project with Scottish Poetry Library