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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
More young Scots are in positive destinations

More young Scots in education, training or work

More teenages in Scotland are in education, training or work, a report shows.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Crime
Breakthrough in college strike dispute

Breakthrough in college strike dispute

Strikes planned by Further Education lecturing staff have been suspended after an agreement was reached by unions and employers.

Education
Letham school up for national numeracy award

Letham school up for national numeracy award

An Angus primary school has beaten off stiff competition from across Scotland to be selected as a finalist at this year’s Scottish Education Awards.

Education
Inchmill Gardens.

Public openings for Angus gardens

Two of the region’s most popular gardens, Inchmill Cottage and Dundee and Angus College will be opening their doors to the public in the week’s ahead.

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Pupils from Northmuir Primary School have been involved in youth mental health awareness initiative. Charley-Rae Clarke and deputy head Jonathan Brown were pictured with the convoplate which will now be passed on to Prince William and Kate after they agreed to be the next link in the global chain.

Royal couple to keep conversation going

Pupils at Northmuir Primary School in Kirriemuir are hoping to keep the conversation of mental health going, with a little Royal help.

Education
Alan Wood, committee member of Strathmore Highland Games, was pictured on Wednesday training Glamis primary 7 pupils in advance of the tug of war competition which will be part of the games next month.

Primary pupils pull together for Strathmore Highland Games

Pupils at seven Angus primary schools have been feeling the strain in recent weeks as they train for a hotly contested tug of war competition.

Education
The Tale o Tam o Shanter will be performed by local pupils.

Pupils set to perform ‘iconic’ Burns opera

Primary school pupils in Angus are set to perform an opera based on one of Robert Burns’ most iconic poems.

Education
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.

Education
Do you have what it takes to join the Young Scot team?

Do you have what it takes to join the Young Scot team?

Young Scot (Angus) is looking to recruit young volunteers with a passion for journalism, photography, media, film and animation to join their team.

Education
Lecturers take to the picket lines

Lecturers take to the picket lines

Lecturers at Dundee & Angus College joined colleagues across the country for a day of strike action last week stemming from an unfulfilled pay and conditions deal.

Education
Free language classes at D&A College

Free language classes at D&A College

In a bid to combat exploitation of non-English workers D&A College, in partnership with Angus Council, have set up a daytime drop-in ESOL (English language) class in Angus.

Education
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.

News
Rotary president elect John Barlow presenting the cheque to Mrs Helen Waggott with the pupils.

Rotary Club help pupils set sail for adventure

A group of ten pupils from Montrose Academy are setting sail this week (April 24-28) thanks to some support from Montrose Rotary Club.

Education
Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Whitehills Primary School in Forfar have opened a specially-equipped “inclusive playground” after fund-raising efforts and help from the National Lottery.

Education
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.

Education
Minecraft theme at Newtyle Primary School library

Minecraft theme at Newtyle Primary School library

The library at Newtyle Primary School has been transformed and it now has a Minecraft theme.

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