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Southside pupils engineer ways of conserving water

Pupils from Southside schools put their engineering skills to the test at the finals of an event in Glasgow.

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Louisa Crerar is leading the world in the puzzle competition.

Mearns Castle High puzzle winner is top of the world

Talented Mearns Castle High School pupil Louisa Crerar is leading the way in a worldwide maths challenge.

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Team from St Ninians High School (Photo: Sally Jubb)

Southside pupils engineer ways of conserving water

Pupils from Southside schools put their engineering skills to the test at the finals of an event in Glasgow.

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The joint campus could be on the site of the current St Thomas' Primary.

Community backing for Neilston and St Thomas’ primary schools on one site

Plans for a new joint school campus in Neilston have been given the thumbs-up by community chiefs.

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East Renfrewshire Council hopes its mathematics strategy will improve attainment levels.

East Renfrewshire strategy to promote mathematics

Children will be subject to a maths charm-offensive in East Renfrewshire.

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The designs were unveiled during a Road Safety event .

Netherlee Primary School pupils tackle road safety

Children from Netherlee Primary School have launched a new road safety banner campaign to try to encourage more responsible parking in and around the school.

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The fundraising group hand over their donation to a representative from the MS Society.

East Ren young people support MS Society

As part of the Year of Young People 2018, East Renfrewshire Council’s Young Person Services Department, working with a group of S2 pupils at Eastwood High School on their Adventure Service Challenge Award, successfully raised £180 through a charity coffee morning in the school in aid of the MS Society.

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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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Increased nursery provision roll-out to begin in August

Increased nursery provision roll-out to begin in August

The first phase of East Renfrewshire Council’s approach to increasing free early learning and childcare provision will be introduced in August.

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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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Councillor Stephen Curran is holding open sessions for parents to express their concerns.

Parents urged to share concerns over hike in childcare fees

Southside parents are invited to share concerns on Glasgow City Council’s hike to nursery fees following the move that will see parents pay double for childcare.

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Councillor Paul O'Kane presented the honours to the pupils.

Recognition for East Renfrewshire’s senior pupils

More than 40 East Renfrewshire young people have been honoured for their excellent achievements at an annual education awards event.

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The council's cycling scheme has been recognised for improving safety.

National award for East Renfrewshire Council cycling scheme

A cycle training scheme run by East Renfrewshire Council for primary school pupils has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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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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£250,000 virtual reality investment to benefit East Renfrewshire pupils

£250,000 virtual reality investment to benefit East Renfrewshire pupils

East Renfrewshire Council has become the first local authority in the UK to invest in a class set of virtual reality headsets for every school in the area.

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Education continues to hit the heights in East Renfrewshire

Education continues to hit the heights in East Renfrewshire

The standard of education across East Renfrewshire continues to hit new heights, with significant progress made across all areas.

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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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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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(l-r) Anne Wexelstein, Career Ready Director for Scotland, and Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Employability and Training, with a group of Glasgow school pupils taking part in the Career Ready programme

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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