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Putting history on the right track for primary children

Children from Clober Primary School recently enjoyed a visit to Milngavie Heritage Centre Group’s latest exhibition.

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Documents from the First World War

A journey into local life during wartime

Next week will see the launch of a new education resource exploring the impact of the First World War on East Dunbartonshire.

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From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

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.

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David Scott, Curriculum and Quality Leader, NCL and Jim McFedries, Head of Profit Protection & Security at Scotmid Co-operative with apprentices and the new equipment.

College donation welcomed

A donation from a local retailer has secured the future of Electronic Fire and Security Apprentices at New College Lanarkshire’s Kirkintilloch Campus.

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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’.

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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.

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Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn

Minister launches new funding package at Kirkintilloch High

Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn has announced £390,000 to educate school pupils about careers in food and drink.

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Lenzie Meadow Primary School

Council slammed in placing request row

An angry parent is planning to take East Dunbartonshire Council to court after a school placing request for her son was turned down.

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The high achievers from Kirkintilloch High School

Star Kirkintilloch High School pupils ace exams

Pupils at Kirkintilloch High School started the term by celebrating some impressive exam results.

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Students posing behind one of the worlds longest-lived vertebrates, the Galapagos Giant Tortoise.

It was a trip that took them half way around the world!

For some exceptionally lucky youngsters attending Balfron High, a journey to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands created some lifetime memories this summer.

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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.

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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.

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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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The school got the best results in East Dunbartonshire

Bishopbriggs pupils are a class act!

The proud headmaster of Bishopbriggs Academy has congratulated pupils after the school returned its best ever exam results and came out top in East Dunbartonshire once again.

As the new term started, Gordon Moulsdale said: “There are many individual success stories, particularly relating to young people overcoming adversity.

All the headline statistics from S4 through to S6 are hugely impressive but I suppose the most astonishing one of all is that 52% of our S5 pupils passed five or more Highers. Our results will unquestionably be amongst the very best in Scotland and we are immensely proud.”

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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.

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Bearsden and Milngavie youth orchestra looking forward to hearing from new members

New season gets underway for youth orchestra

The Bearsden and Milngavie Youth Orchestra kicked off it’s 42nd year as a youth orchestra with this year’s first rehearsal on Thursday, August 24 at Douglas Academy, Milngavie.

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SNP Councillor Paul Ferretti at one of the safety checks

How safe is your child’s car seat?

Parents and carers of young children have been taking advantage of free in-car safety clinics this summer, courtesy of East Dunbartonshire Council.

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SLIDESHOW: Our photographer took some great pictures of children sailing at Bardowie Loch

If you’ve ever fancied learning to sail - why not head along to Clyde Cruising Club at Bardowie Loch in Baldernock.

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Bishopbriggs Academy tops East Dunbartonshire’s exam results for the second year

Bishopbriggs Academy tops East Dunbartonshire’s exam results for the second year

Pupils at Bishopbriggs Academy are celebrating again after the school achieved its best ever exam results - and came out top in East Dunbartonshire once again.

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