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DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

Education
Research has highlighted that the working conditions of Scotlands teachers are extremely poor'.

Research highlights poor working conditions of Scotland’s teachers

A major new piece of independent research claims the working conditions of Scotland’s teachers are ‘extremely poor’.

Education
Police Scotland's campaign is aimed at the 500,000 students starting or returning to college and university this year.

Police campaign to help keep students safe

Police Scotland has launched a campaign to provide the country’s students with guidance and advice on how to keep safe.

Education
A new poll reveals the student of 2017 is more likely to be found at home watching films rather than going for a beer, with money worries occupying their minds more than their predecessors.

Students of 2017 swap nightlife for Netflix

Students today are as worried about their wallets as they are about their studies, showing a stark difference to their parents’ university days, new research shows.

Education
David Buchanan recommends a career as an STEM teacher.

Teacher recruitment campaign expanded

A teacher recruitment campaign has been expanded to target university undergraduates studying English and Home Economics (HE) subjects, including food, nutrition and health courses.

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.

News
Learner drivers will benefit from improvements to the online driving instructor search service.

Learner drivers set to benefit from new online service

Learner drivers are to benefit from improvements to the online driving instructor search service.

Education
The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

SQA exam results released

The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

Education
John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

A free national helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents has gone live, ahead of SQA results day tomorrow.

Education
Pupils are anticipating their exam results and a helpline is opening again.

Helpline for exam pupils

Pupils across the country are being reminded that support is available when they receive their exam results.

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

Education
Tinto Primary School's Book launch of "It Wisnae Me".

Primary school pupils reveal book

Pupils of Tinto Primary School and nursery class have created their own book as part of a reading and writing project.

Education
The Underbank group collect their prizes.

Scottish woods award won by Underbank Primary School

Out of the whole of Scotland, Underbank Primary School’s pupils were the outright winners of the Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards’ Crown Estate Schools Trophy.

Education
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
Successes add up for Lanark Grammar maths pupils (Picture Sarah Peters)

Summing up success for Lanark Grammar pupils

Talented S2 pupils at Lanark Grammar School shone in a junior maths challenge organised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust.

Education
Children from Carmichael Primary celebrate receiving their 2nd Eco Flag     Picture Sarah Peters.

Carmichael pupils fly flag for environment

With just 29 pupils, Carmichael Primary might be one of Clydesdale’s smaller schools but, when it comes to the environment, it is a green giant.

Education
19-05-2017 Angela Sneddon, head teacher at Carstairs Primary. Picture Sarah Peters.

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.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
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