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Meldrum Academy students Jessica Riach and Luca D' Ambruoso with John Raine and Steve Morrice from Shell

Meldrum students win tech challenge

Eight Aberdeenshire academies competed head-to-head at the final of North East Scotland College’s Schools Technology Challenge held at Fraserburgh Campus.

Education
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.

Education
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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Ken McGowan with Balmedie pupils Zoe and Arron

Special send off for school head teacher

Pupils and staff at Balmedie School bid a fond farewell to their retiring head teacher on Friday.

Education
Parents and pets joined Arnage pupils on the Sport Relief Mile

Sport Relief Mile for school

Arnage School and members of the local community took part in the bi-annual Sport Relief mile on Friday, March 23.

Education
Ellon Learning Centre

New classes at Ellon Learning Centre

North East Scotland College is offering three part-time classes at its Ellon Learning Centre after Easter.

Education
A banner urging safe parking was displayed at Newburgh Mathers Primary School on Monday

School parking warning for drivers

Police are continuing a crackdown on illegal parking around Aberdeenshire schools.

Education
The Campus will open its doors on Tuesday, March 20

New date for college open evening

NESCol’s Fraserburgh campus has set a new date for its College and Employer Open Evening following the cancellation of the original event due to poor weather conditions.

Education
NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

Education
The New Deer J Rock team accept the donation from Jonny and Lyn Kewley

Cash boost for New Deer J Rock team

The J Rock Challenge team at New Deer School is celebrating after receiving a welcome funding boost from a local pub.

Education
Aberdeenshire Council

School bus contracts ended

Aberdeenshire Council has ended its contracts with two bus operators for buses on specified school routes after three vehicles failed inspections.

Education
NESCol's Ellon Learning Centre

New classes at Ellon Centre

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

Education
Methlick School

Open Afternoon event at Nursery

Methlick School Nursery will host an open afternoon event tomorrow.

Education
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…

Education
Pupils perform the concert finale

Festive fun as pupils showcase their talents

Meldrum Academy Performing Arts Faculty staged two Christmas Concerts on December 20.

Education
The Band of the Royal Regiment with some of the school musicians

Special performance for pupils

Pupils from academies across Aberdeenshire performed alongside the Band of the Royal Regiment at Meldrum Academy last month.

Education
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.

Education
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
Brodie Fraser of Ellon Primary's winning poster

Pupils have designs on success

Creative art skills of primary pupils are being used to help promote roadshows aimed at getting pupils and parents to think about alternative ways of travelling to and from school.

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