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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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Members of last years winning team from Oldmachar Academy. (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

Shire pupils embark on energy industry challenge

Secondary school pupils across Aberdeenshire are tapping into their physics, maths, chemistry and geology skills to solve an energy industry challenge.

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Mike Rumbles MSP has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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Mr Rumbles has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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The fund can be used as a part-contribution towards training of a higher cost and is in addition toapprenticeship support which all employers are eligible to access in Scotland

Companies urged to contact NESCol for £10,000 towards training

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is urging companies that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to contact them as soon as possible as they could be eligible for £10,000 towards the cost of training.

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TechFest 2017 runs until September 25.

Author or best-selling Horrible Science to visit Techfest 2017

Renowned children’s author Nick Arnold will bring to life the evil experiments and gruesome games of his worldwide-selling Horrible Science books at this year’s TechFest.

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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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The fair will run from10.30am to 2.30pm in RGUs Sir Ian Wood Building

RGU part-time jobs fair focuses on student employment opportunities

More than 30 businesses from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire will exhibit at Robert Gordon University’s part-time jobs fair for students on Thursday, September 28.

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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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Pupils get the chance to tackle an underwater challenge with miniature ROVs

Pupils to go head to head at Offshore Europe

Teams of school pupils will use miniature ROVs to go head to head in a competition at the Robert Gordon University (RGU) stand as part of this year’s Energise Your Future event at Offshore Europe.

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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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The meeting will be held at Woodhill House in Aberdeen

Primary school staffing arrangements to be made clear

Members of Aberdeenshire Council’s Education and Children’s Services Committee will receive an update on plans to clarify staffing arrangements at primary schools tomorrow.

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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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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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Some of those stepping up to the Academy joined in team sports under the eye of AFCCT Community Coach Sean Reid

Transition scheme makes step less steep

Moving up to the big school can be a nerve-racking time for young people . So Active Schools launched Transition + at Inverurie Academy.

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An open day will be held at the Inverurie Learning Centre

Learning open day

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is holding an open day at its Inverurie Learning Centre to promote part-time learning in the local area.

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Jan Cutting, Director of Marketing

RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Robert Gordon University (RGU) will showcase its wide portfolio of postgraduate study options at its open evening later this month.

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SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Hundreds of young people across Aberdeenshire have been helped through their exam results by a local group of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers advisers.

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