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Moves to tackle Aberdeenshire’s teacher recruitment problem

A recruitment drive to address the shortfall of teachers in Aberdeenshire is continuing, the area’s councillors have heard.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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spent a session learning to identify common birds. Pic: RSPB Images.

Local schools connect with nature

Pupils from 17 schools across Aberdeen City and Shire are closer to nature thanks to a partnership between the RSPB and Aldi and even more schools and nurseries are being encouraged to get involved in 2017.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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Pupils are being advised not to panic if they do not attain the grades they had hoped for.

Pupils advised not to panic and consider all options

More than 142,000 pupils in Scotland will receive their National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results on Tuesday, August 9.

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Support event for oil and gas workers

Support event for oil and gas workers

Support and advice for oil and gas workers facing redundancy will be on offer at a free event in Aberdeen on Tuesday, June 22.

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Alford Academy trip

Alford Academy trip

Pupils and staff from Alford Academy’s Expedition Team set off on their three week adventure in Zambia and Botswana at the end of term.

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Former Banchory Academy pupil Ewan Black.

Ewan Black graduates

Former Banchory Academy pupil Ewan Black has just graduated from the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and is the joint winner of the Peter O’Toole award.

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ARCADION and Aboyne Academy have been forging a strong and mutually beneficial partnership

Education and industry in partnership

Over the past three years offshore accommodation specialist ARCADION and Aboyne Academy have been forging a strong and mutually beneficial partnership.

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Acting Head- Banchory

New acting head teacher

Judith Wight has been appointed as acting head teacher at Banchory Academy and is keen to bring her many years of experience to the school’s young people, staff and community.

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Including preparation and marking, teachers are working well over their 35-hour contracts. Picture: John Devlin

Scots teachers ‘work an extra 11 hours’ per week

Teachers are working an average of more than 11 hours above their contractual 35-hour week, a survey has found.

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Tarland Travel Plan

Tarland Travel Plan

The Junior Road Safety Officers in Tarland School worked with Joanna Stewart to produce a Travel Plan for the school.

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Torphins Playgroup Welly Walk to raise some funds

Torphins Playgroup Welly Walk to raise some funds

The children, parents and staff of Torphins Playgroup recently enjoyed a sponsored Welly Walk to raise funds for the group.

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Banchory’s budding young chefs

Banchory’s budding young chefs

The winning group of this year’s Banchory Academy S2 Enterprise Project enjoyed lunch at Tor-Na-Coille Hotel, where the team of pupil chefs prepared their winning dishes.

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Aberdeen, Wednesday, 29th April 2015''Cala Homes Easter Egg Hunt Donation to Cults Primary School.''Pictured is (l to r): Abbie Shaw, deputy head teacher Morven Mckay,  Rachael Angus, Fraser Carr- Sales & Marketing Director at CALA Homes, Megan Shaw,  Edward Angus.   ''Picture by Michal Wachucik/Newsline Media

Egg hunt raises £550 for school

Cults families who encouraged their children to take part in a spectacular Easter Egg Hunt have seen them win £550 for their local school.

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Pupils gear up for charity adventure

Pupils gear up for charity adventure

An intrepid group of Deeside pupils is preparing to embark on an adventure which will take them across Scotland as part of a charity challenge.

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