Summaries of interviews with residents in North Edinburgh in which they discuss their own education and the education of their children at local primary and secondary schools. Interviewees also discuss their careers and their aspirations for themselves and their families. At the time of the interviews Edinburgh offered non fee-paying and fee-paying state schools as well as private schools such as those run by the Merchant Company.
The contents have been summarised in the Scope and Content field. Care has been taken to differentiate between comments made directly by the interviewees and observations made by the interviewers. The following abbreviations have been used: INTVEE - interviewee; INTVER - interviewer.
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