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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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Fire crews attended to assess the incident

School closed after oil leak

An Aberdeenshire school had to be evacuated due to an oil leak.

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The STEM Centre opening event in full swing.

£8 million extension at NES campus is officially opened

The new STEM Centre at North East Scotland College’s Fraserburgh Campus has been officially opened.

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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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Top marks for Ellon group

Top marks for Ellon group

The Auchterellon Under Fives group received two of the hightest grades possible in its recent Care Inspectorate report.

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Robert Gordon University

Ellon pupils to use maths to predict tennis winner

Ellon Academy pupils will use their maths skills this weekend to calculate the most likely winner of the Australian Open.
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Young musicians are being invited to go along to a meeting to form the Aberdeenshire pipe band.

Call for young pipers to join Schools Pipe Band

Young pipers and drummers from the whole of Aberdeenshire are being encouraged to come forward to join a new pipe band.

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Ellon Learning Centre

New classes for 2017 at Learning Centre

North East Scotland College offering a range of inspiring and informative day-time and evening classes this year at its Ellon Learning Centre.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Pupils donate to food bank

Pupils donate to food bank

Throughout December, Arnage School had an advent calendar with a difference.

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Academy holds Christmas Concerts

Academy holds Christmas Concerts

Pupils and staff at Ellon Academy performed their annual Music for Christmas concerts recently.

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