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Pupils’ art work on display

Ellon & District Art Group (EDAG) Exhibition will welcome 16 invited guest exhibitors this weekend.

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Generation Science visit for pupils

Generation Science visit for pupils

Pupils from Port Erroll and Longhaven Primary Schools had fun with science on Friday (May 12) thanks to a visit from Generation Science.

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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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Teachers Niall Corser and Kim Hall, pupils Morgan Smithies and Jade Buchan with Pete Matthews and Martin Johnstone

Pupils prepare for world of work

Pupils from Ellon Academy took part in an event to launch an employer and school partnership designed to help prepare young people for the world of work.

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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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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Outlineproposals will be discussedatameetingofFormartineArea Committeeon Tuesday, April 25.

Proposals for former Ellon academy site on the agenda

Outline proposals for the redevelopment of the former Ellon Academy Site and Annexe will be discussed at a meeting of Formartine Area Committee on Tuesday, April 25.

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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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Foveran Primary School head teacher David Williams with the Foveran Rotakids

Blooming success for RotaKids

Foveran RotaKids showed their commitment to the global campaign for the eradication of polio by planting crocus bulbs at the primary school last year.

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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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Meiklemill are the quiz masters

Meiklemill are the quiz masters

Meiklemill Primary School have gone through to the next round of the Ellon Rotary Primary School Quiz.

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Community wardens Cathy Ramsey and Ian Kennedy with pupils from Hatton Cruden School

Parents urged to park smart

The Buchan Community Safety Group and Peterhead community wardens have joined forces in a bid to stop motorists parking dangerously outside local schools.

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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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Pauline Sanderson, pupils Amber and Ben and head teacher Jill Thomson

School’s helping hand for charity

A charity set up to help rebuild schools in earthquake-hit Nepal has been given a major boost by Auchnagatt School.

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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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