Banchory pupils take part in business breakfast

Young people from seven Aberdeenshire schools had the opportunity to engage with local businesses at the Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen.

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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.

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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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.

Ministers have faced calls to respond to the report's recommendations

Bailey report response

MSPs will next week hear the Scottish Government’s response to the report into the death of schoolboy Bailey Gwynne.

S1 pupils are to host an evening to celebrate their written work

Banchory pupils to celebrate year’s work

S1 pupils at Banchory Academy are hosting an evening to celebrate their written work from the session.

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.

Calls are intensifying for a replacement for Banchory Academy

Call for academy replacement

Aberdeenshire Council officials have been urged to bring forward firm proposals to build a replacement for ageing Banchory Academy.

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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The Aboyne team of Ellie Bannister, Rory Bruce, Rachel Low, Dougal Stonebridge, Matthew Watt and Lance Zhou.

Aboyne pupils take innovation award

Pupils from North-east schools have triumphed in this year’s STEM in the Pipeline competition, which tasked them with finding a solution to an oil and gas challenge.

P7 pupils at Cults Primary School with their new high-visibility vests and bags donated by Cala Homes (North)

Supporting road safety

A local housebuilder has supported Cults Primary School in a road safety initiative.

Dr Konstantina Martzoukou and Professor Simon Burnett

Research to help integrate Syrian refugees in Scotland

Researchers at the School of Creative and Cultural Business at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have been awarded funding to help integrate Syrian refugees in Scotland.

UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

Students with some of their designs

Students draw inspiration from Deeside castle

Fashion and textiles students at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen have teamed up on a project with Deeside's Drum Castle.

Pupils from Westhill Primary School at Maersk Training Aberdeen

Oil industry lesson for Westhill pupils

Pupils from Westhill Primary School have been given the chance to experience life on an oil rig and learn how to operate a crane.

Banchory Primary School is looking for help to fund the installation of play  equipment

School wants your votes

Banchory Primary School is seeking your votes to help it fund the installation of play equipment.

Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

Kirsty Florence has graduated with an HND in Acting and Performance from North East Scotland College.

Kirsty set to pursue acting career

After completing an HND in Acting and Performance at North East Scotland College in the summer, Kirsty Florence (20) has moved from Ballater to Glasgow to pursue her dream of forging a career in acting.

Bailey Gwynne is being remembered on the anniversary of his death

Special assembly for Bailey

Cults Academy schoolboy Bailey Gwynne is being remembered on the anniversary of his death.

Ruaridh Fyfe donates his money to foodbank volunteer George Montgomery

Birthday boy Ruaridh’s ‘present’ to local foodbank

Aberdeenshire South Foodbank has received an unexpected donation from a young Banchory boy.

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