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Companies urged to contact NESCol for £10,000 towards training

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is urging companies that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to contact them as soon as possible as they could be eligible for £10,000 towards the cost of training.

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Offshore Europe 2017 
Opito energise your future event

Budding scientists put oil and gas to test

School pupils from Banchory Academy joined with others across the area at this year’s Energise Your Fuure (EYF) Event in Aberdeen recently.

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From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

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Research has highlighted that the working conditions of Scotlands teachers are extremely poor'.

Research highlights poor working conditions of Scotland’s teachers

A major new piece of independent research claims the working conditions of Scotland’s teachers are ‘extremely poor’.

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Police Scotland's campaign is aimed at the 500,000 students starting or returning to college and university this year.

Police campaign to help keep students safe

Police Scotland has launched a campaign to provide the country’s students with guidance and advice on how to keep safe.

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A new poll reveals the student of 2017 is more likely to be found at home watching films rather than going for a beer, with money worries occupying their minds more than their predecessors.

Students of 2017 swap nightlife for Netflix

Students today are as worried about their wallets as they are about their studies, showing a stark difference to their parents’ university days, new research shows.

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David Buchanan recommends a career as an STEM teacher.

Teacher recruitment campaign expanded

A teacher recruitment campaign has been expanded to target university undergraduates studying English and Home Economics (HE) subjects, including food, nutrition and health courses.

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Learner drivers will benefit from improvements to the online driving instructor search service.

Learner drivers set to benefit from new online service

Learner drivers are to benefit from improvements to the online driving instructor search service.

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SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Hundreds of young people across Aberdeenshire have been helped through their exam results by a local group of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers advisers.

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The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

SQA exam results released

The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

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John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

A free national helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents has gone live, ahead of SQA results day tomorrow.

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From left:  Megan Walls, Ashley Epperly, Madeline Lopez, Rhea Halley, Jessica James-Schulz, Chelsea Smith, Jackie Leith (RGU lecturer), Carrie Bailey (UTK lecturer), Laura Foubister, Leanna Will (RGU lecturer), Ashley Snaddon

US exchange broadens students’ horizons

Nursing students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) and University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) have taken part in an international exchange programme this summer to learn more about their profession across the Atlantic Ocean.

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The secondary school pupils who took part in RGUs recent Nursing Summer School. The programme provided a week-long insight into what the profession involves.

Pupils inspired by university’s nursing school

More than 25 North-east secondary pupils considering a nursing career have been finding out more about the profession at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Nursing Summer School.

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Pupils are anticipating their exam results and a helpline is opening again.

Helpline for exam pupils

Pupils across the country are being reminded that support is available when they receive their exam results.

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Aboyne FP to study for Masters in Law in Boston

Aboyne FP to study for Masters in Law in Boston

A former Aboyne Academy pupil, who was encouraged to go to university after gaining an HND in Legal Services at North East Scotland College, graduates with her second degree from Robert Gordon University this week before heading to Boston to study for her Masters in Law.

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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The school has received a �635 donation towards books

Book donation for Cults school

Cults Primary School has received a £635 donation which will be used to purchase new books for its library.

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College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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