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New programme to help Glasgow pupils be ‘career ready’

A programme designed to support pupils into employment is being extended across all 30 Glasgow secondary schools.

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Nursery provision in East Ren is set to increase.

Nursery provision in East Ren is set to increase

Plans to invest £44 million to build 12 new nursery facilities and create more than 200 jobs over the next seven years have been set out by East Renfrewshire Council.

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Grace is back on dry land after trust trip

Grace is back on dry land after trust trip

After four months and 2400 nautical miles, Moonspray returned to Largs, to mark the finish of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Round Britain 2017 voyage.

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Pupils tuck into local produce

Pupils tuck into local produce

An innovative partnership is helping East Renfrewshire Council provide local food produce to the area’s primary schools.

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Mearns children gain bookworm honours

Mearns children gain bookworm honours

Newton Mearns youngsters booked themselves a special award by taking part in a fun holiday-time reading challenge.

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Enter now and your school could be in with a chance of winning.

Do you fancy winning £1,000 for your schools breakfast club?

Schools in your area could win £1,000 for their pre-school club by entering the annual Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards - with just one week to go before entries close, enter now so your school doesn’t miss out!

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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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The Woodfarm High school team are gearing up to raise funds which will see them compete in Abu Dhabi.

School team set to travel to Abu Dhabi

A team of students is seeking sponsorship to enable its entry to take its place in the finals of one of the most exciting challenges in modern engineering.

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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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East Renfrewshire Council headquarters

Parents warned over school admission changes

Parents have been warned of changes that have been made to East Renfrewshire Council’s schools admission policy.

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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’.

Education
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.

Education
Paul Masterton at the Enchanted Forest nursery in Thornliebank

Increases are said to be untenable

An increase in business rates across East Renfrewshire may lead to some nurseries having to increase prices or risk closing their doors.

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Wheely good way to spend your birthday

Wheely good way to spend your birthday

Three youngsters recently took on the Millport Cycle Challenge to help raise funds for Guide Dog.

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New junior vets club welcomes budding vets.

Vets club opens its doors to youngsters

The Pets’n’Vets Family, the network of veterinary practices with surgeries around Glasgow and surrounding areas, has launched a Junior Vets Club.

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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.

Education
Paul Masterton MP and Jackson Carlaw MSP visiting Greenhouse Cafe

Cafe serves up new opportunity

A project set up to provide training and employment for those with special needs is expanding due to its success at Eastwood Health Centre.

Lifestyle
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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