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Giant leap to make space programme

Secondary scholl pupils from South Lanarkshire are waiting eagerly to find out if their science experiments will be launched into outer space as part of a programme hosted by the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).

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Samantha (right) received her prize from Lindi Harrison of EM Studios.

Samantha is named Student of the Year

Lanark student received a Student of the Year award for her work on New College Lanarkshire’s HNC 3D Computer Animation course.

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The Braidwood pupils' winning design, 'The Lazy Human'.

Pupils’ artwork raises awareness of plastic problem

The artistic talents of local primary school pupils won them a display at Blair Drummond Safari Park to highlight its World Oceans weekend, which ran on Saturday and Sunday.

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The participants of this year's showcase are pictured with their trophies.

Speaking skills to the fore at showcase

Pupils from in and around Carluke showed off their verbal skills recently at an annual competition in the town.

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Pupils document outdoor play scheme

Two Lanark schools have contributed to a series of eight films documenting Forest Schools in local greenspaces.

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Parents now have the chance to win �2000 for a local school.

Chance to vote for unsung school heroes

They are the unsung folk in the office, keeping schools running smoothly.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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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.

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Cumbernauld campus

New College Lanarkshire finance plans were ‘poor’, says Auditor General

Poor planning and over-optimism contributed to financial problems at New College Lanarkshire, according to the Auditor General, Caroline Gardner.

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The college is working to stabilise its financial position, according to the Auditor General's report.

College tackles cash issues

Poor planning and over-optimism contributed to financial problems at New College Lanarkshire, according to a recent report.

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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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South Lanarkshire Council HQ.

Tories claim a £1m benefit

Schools across South Lanarkshire would have shared an extra £1m if proposals by the Conservative councillors had been backed by other parties, they have claimed.

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The children from Auchengray Primary enjoying their day out at Almond Valley.

Auchengray win top prize

The kids from Auchengray Primary were delighted to learn they had won a competition run by the Almond Valley Heritage Centre.

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St Peters school in Uganda which class teacher Fiona Anderson visited on her trip.

School’s Uganda fundraiser

During a holiday in 2017, a Crawforddyke Primary teacher visited a school in Uganda and was utterly appalled by what she found.

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Laura pictured receiving her award from Dougie Vipond.

Laura takes the top title

Laura Manby, 25, from Carluke, has won the Equine category at Lantra Scotland’s annual Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards.

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Pascal Lovell leads the fish fry release at the White Cart Water, Pollok Country Park, with pupils.

Clyde kids raise trout in the classroom

Thousands of school children from across the River Clyde catchment are part of a project to raise and release brown trout into the river system.

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Suzie Woods and Jill Murie

Forth GP leaves a living legacy

A GP who worked in the small village of Forth for the past 12 years before finally retiring last November, has left a living legacy as her way of thanking the community.

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Grant applications are now open.

Young people in South Lanarkshire invited to apply for CSGN Travel Grant

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is topping the wish list of green destinations across the world that people would love to visit according to Skyscanner.

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Year of Young People 2018 Kayla Groom (11) from Blackwood Pr on far right

Clydesdale pupils launch local event

Young people from across South Lanarkshire gathered in Hamilton to mark the official launch of the Year of Young People.

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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…

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