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Pupils to benefit from new mentoring scheme

More than 250 young people are to benefit from a schools-based mentoring programme being launched in six North-east secondary schools.
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Midmill School

Information event for future primary teachers

Aberdeenshire Council will host an information evening for those considering studying part-time to become a primary school teacher next week.

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The event will be held at Strathburn School

Council to hold teaching information night

Aberdeenshire Council is holding an information evening for anyone considering studying part-time to become a secondary school teacher.
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Cllr Gillian Owen, Education and Childrens Services Committee chair and Provost of Aberdeenshire, Cllr Bill Howatson with children from Kintore School

Council launches Play Policy

Aberdeenshire Council launched a policy this week to give guidance on children’s play.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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Academies go head to head at the college

Academies go head to head at the college

Eight Aberdeenshire academies competed head-to-head at the final of North East Scotland College’s Schools Technology Challenge held at Fraserburgh Campus.

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The EIS says teachers' salaries have gone down 20 per cent in real terms in the last decade.

Teachers urged to send clear message to John Swinney calling for a ‘fair pay increase’

Scotland’s biggest teaching union is further pushing its calls for a 10 per cent pay rise for all teachers.

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Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Monday is E-Day for tens of thousands of Scottish school pupils – the start of their exams.

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NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

New part-time classes at Fraserburgh Campus

North East Scotland College is offering a number of part-time day and evening classes at its Fraserburgh Campus after Easter.

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Inspectors praised the school for its curriculum which was influenced by parents and developed childrens use of the Doric dialect

Happy, friendly pupils at school

Pupils at Inverallochy School are ‘happy, friendly and confident’ who support each other well and are proud of their school.

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The Campus will open its doors on Tuesday, March 20

New date for college open evening

NESCol’s Fraserburgh campus has set a new date for its College and Employer Open Evening following the cancellation of the original event due to poor weather conditions.

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NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

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The project delivers a mentoring and talent development programme, providing young people with weekly one-to-one adult time and support.

Pioneering school mentoring programme to launch in Aberdeenshire

MCR Pathways, a ground-breaking school-based mentoring programme supporting more than 1,000 disadvantaged young people in or on the edges of the care system, has announced plans to launch in Peterhead and Fraserburgh.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Fraserburgh Academy pupils Benjamin Bain, Calum Duthie, Iona Strachan and Pyper Noble

Challenge final for pupils

Fraserburgh Academy pupils recently competed in a local heat of the Technology Schools Challenge run by North East Scotland College sponsored by Shell UK.

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An excellent turnout for the Girls in Energy conference

Girls in Energy event success

Energy giant Shell hosted Scottish schoolgirls at an Aberdeen event aimed at addressing gender balance issues in the oil sector.

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Gillian Martin MSP with some of the school pupils during a Q&A session

MSP meets pupils for political debate

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian martin has met with pupils from a Buchan academy to discuss some of the most pressing issues in politics.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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Morgan Spence who will be holding stop-motion animation workshops

Open Day and Digital Expo at NESCol

NESCol is planning an open day with a difference that has something to inspire every member of the family.

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