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Carstairs headteacher is in the running for national title

Carstairs headteacher Angela Sneddon is in the running for a prize at this year’s Scottish Education Awards.

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L-R: Pupils Charlie Munogee , Isra Ahmed, Abbie Lowe, Emma Worrall, Erin Lowe and Aneesa Mohammed with Road Safety Scotland director Michael McDonnell.

Milton pupil Isra, 5, wins national road safety competition

Isra Ahmed, a P1 pupil at Milton Primary School, Lesmahagow, has been crowned winner of a nationwide competition for junior road safety officers, with four of her fellow pupils receiving runners-up prizes or commendations.

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Crawforddyke youngsters with their new mascot

Crawforddyke Primary unveils its mascot

Crawforddyke Primary School is hoping its new mascot will prove to be a star performer.

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Pictured Caitlin Frew 5 and Katie Walters 5 outside their den as night falls.  Forestry Commission Scotlands (FCS) Community Fund has contributed �15,000 to social enterprise Wildside Adventures for its North Lanarkshire Woodland Learning Project based at the new Kilsyth Woodland Centre based at Kilsyth Primary School.  Pic: Mark Gibson.

Funding for woodland activities

Community groups across Central Scotland are being invited to apply for grants to fund activity that will lead to greater use of woodlands and forests.

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Plans are being put in place for Biggar Science Festival.

Public meeting tomorrow on science festival for Biggar

A new group has been formed to run a science festival in and around Biggar over a weekend in October.

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Pupils Claire Finnigan, Bethany Lloyd and Charlotte Millar, from Hamilton Grammar School with their products.

Investing in Lanarkshire’s young entrepreneurs

More than 180 young people from across Lanarkshire are gaining entrepreneurial experience thanks to funding from UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE).

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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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Cameron May with Peter Hughes and Ian McIntyre from the Burns Federation and South Lanarkshire provost Eileen Logan.

Carluke and Lesmahagow pupils are national Burns stars

Two South Lanarkshire youngsters have picked up awards at the Robert Burns World Federation’s national championship.

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The Runciman family - Roderick, Amanda, Lewis and Libby - at their Allanshaws farmhouse.

Farm secretary role more vital than ever

With the ever changing dynamics of agriculture the need for accurate and timely financial and physical records being produced to support the farming businesses has never been greater.

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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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Graeme Morrison, 28, history teacher at Biggar High School

Inspirational teacher to be awarded by top university

A Biggar High School teacher has been honoured by Oxford University in recognition of the inspirational role he played in the education of a former pupil.

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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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Lanark Grammar geography pupils

Lanark Grammar geography pupils make the headlines

Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has placed Lanark Grammar School as a finalists in the prestigious Young Reporters Scotland Awards in recognition of the pupils’ creative talents and investigative journalism skills.

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Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

A new way of phone messaging, which incorporates tilting the screen, is being hailed as the solution to typing one-handed on increasingly larger handsets.

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Learning to milk Bella in St Athanasius, Carluke - video

Pupils at St Athanasius Primary and Nursery in Carluke learned how to milk a cow in the school as part of a health project.

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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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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 new exhibition is part of a campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

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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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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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