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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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Dumfries and Galloway Council

Trio of threatened primary schools are safe - for time being

It appears that three Dumfries and Galloway Council primary schools earmarked for closure will now stay open for at least the next five years.

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Shadow Health Minister Colin Smyth

Closure plans for Garlieston school shelved

Council plans to close Garlieston Primary School are set to be mothballed for a period of five years at the Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning Committee meeting at the end of the month.

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Council ‘pause’ plans to close schools

Council ‘pause’ plans to close schools

Dumfries and Galloway Council has decided to ‘pause’ the plans to close three schools after a public consultation.

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MSP calls for government to review school closures

MSP calls for government to review school closures

MSP Joan McAlpine says the closure of Ae and Kirkbean schools will have a ‘devastating impact on the community’.

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Wigtown library is housed in the County Buildings

Wigtown library first in Dumfries and Galloway to launch dementia friendly service

From today, Thursday, September 28, Wigtown Library, part of DG Customer Services, will become the first in the region to be awarded dementia friendly status.

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Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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MP Alister Jack

Local MP urges rethink on Garlieston school closure proposals

MP Alister Jack has urged Dumfries and Galloway Council to rethink their proposals to close rural schools.

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The children used Lego WeDo to construct models and then used coding blocks to make the models perform actions.

Maths adds up to great fun for North Rhins pupils

Kirkcolm, Portpatrick and Leswalt schools have been having a very busy time participating in Maths Week Scotland.

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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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Douglas-Ewart High School Senior Phase Prizewinners. Pictures by Eric Sloan.

2017 prizegiving held at Douglas Ewart High School

The senior prizegiving ceremony was held at Douglas Ewart High School in Newton Stewart recently.

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The two-day session held at Castle Douglas High School.

Record number of new teachers

Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Education Service welcomed its new cohort of probationer teachers for 2 days of induction training prior to the start of the new term.

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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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ES inspection for Minnigaff

ES inspection for Minnigaff

Education Scotland completed an inspection and report on Minnigaff Primary School this week.

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More young Scots are in positive destinations

More young Scots in education, training or work

More teenages in Scotland are in education, training or work, a report shows.

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