Walter Stephen

Walter Stephen was born in Thurso, Caithness and educated at schools and universities in Glasgow and Edinburgh, with degrees in Geography, Economic History and Education. He was Principal Teacher of Geography in schools in Fife and Edinburgh, before becoming the first Adviser in Social Studies in Edinburgh and Senior Adviser in Lothian Region. In schools shrunk by falling rolls, he set up Castlehill Urban Studies Centre, the first successful Urban Studies Centre in Britain, and the History of...See more