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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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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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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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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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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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Rebecca McQuaker.

Rebecca’s graduation double celebration

On the 5th July 2017, the University of Glasgow’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies hosted its 16th Graduation in Dumfries.

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Stranraer Inshore Lifeboat.

Drowning dangers are spelled out

As part of National Drowning Prevention Week, the Ryan Centre hosted Stranraer Academy S2 students to help raise awareness for the prevention of drowning.

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Stewart with the Joliny family

Top student Stewart gives prize to charity

Glasgow Caledonian University graduate Stewart Ward, from Newton Stewart, has been awarded the University’s top prize for journalism, and immediately donated his prize money to charity.

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The pupils with their new eco flag.

Plenty going on at Garlieston

Garlieston Primary School is pleased to announce that they have been awarded their fifth Eco Flag.

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