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Award success for Lewis

An Inverurie Academy pupil won an award at a recent School Challenge event.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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The reunions provide the chance to see old friends and see what has and hasnt changed since the old school days

Calling all former Robert Gordon pupils

Robert Gordon’s College is inviting former pupils to go back to school for various year group reunions to be held this year.
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Members of SEED from left : Spencer OGrady, (MD), Daniel McNally, Megan Brown and Justin MacLeod.

Pupils prepare for area finals

Young Enterprise teams from Inverurie Academy are gearing up for the area competition finals being held next Thursday, April 27.

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College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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Paul de Leeuw, Director of RGUs Oil and Gas Institute.

RGU launches new online learning portal for oil and gas industry

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched a new set of online short courses to help professional development and address skills needs within the oil and gas industry.

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Gillian Macaulay on her final day at Kellands nursery

Long-serving teacher bids farewell

An Aberdeenshire teacher has retired after spending nearly 40 years at the same school.

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Inverurie pupils go ‘Wild about Scotland’

Inverurie pupils go ‘Wild about Scotland’

Pupils from Inverurie Market Place Primary School experienced a series of interactive Scottish wildlife sessions last week thanks to a visit from the ‘Wild about Scotland’ team.

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Left to right - Dr Mikaela Shand (Kemnay Academy), Euan Fraser, Professor Andrew Morrison (RGU & RSC), Emma Jackson, Dr Graeme Kay (RGU), Luke Johnston, Dr Eva Krupp (RSC)

Young scientists’ winning formula

Kemnay Academy is celebrating after winning the North of Scotland heats of a leading science competition.

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MP Stuart Donaldson takes a selfie with Monymusk pupils

Pupils support UNICEF refugee campaign

Pupils at Monymusk School have been busily involved in OutRight 2016, a UNICEF campaign focusing on the rights of refugee children.

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South Park Primary

South Park Primary

Fraserburgh South Park School’s class P6M is holding a Community Cafe in the school hall on Thursday, March 23.

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The Princess Royal unveils the plaque at Midmill School

Royal opening for Midmill

A new £11.5million school in Aberdeenshire has been given the Royal seal of approval.

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The information evening will be held at the University of Aberdeen

Information evening to be held for aspiring Secondary teachers

An information evening will take place this week for anyone interested in becoming a secondary school teacher in Aberdeenshire.

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RGU students and pupils get down to some magic

Harry Potter magic casts spell on pupils

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Harry Potter Society has been undertaking visits to local schools in Aberdeenshire to promote reading, writing and creativity.

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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The Barefoot Computing Project was launched by John Swinney.

Aberdeenshire pupils benefit from computing project

Around 7,300 Aberdeenshire schoolchildren have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

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Aberdeenshire currently has 43 vacancies for teachers across the region.

Moves to tackle Aberdeenshire’s teacher recruitment problem

A recruitment drive to address the shortfall of teachers in Aberdeenshire is continuing, the area’s councillors have heard.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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spent a session learning to identify common birds. Pic: RSPB Images.

Local schools connect with nature

Pupils from 17 schools across Aberdeen City and Shire are closer to nature thanks to a partnership between the RSPB and Aldi and even more schools and nurseries are being encouraged to get involved in 2017.

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