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Rotary Club help pupils set sail for adventure

A group of ten pupils from Montrose Academy are setting sail this week (April 24-28) thanks to some support from Montrose Rotary Club.

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Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Whitehills Primary School in Forfar have opened a specially-equipped “inclusive playground” after fund-raising efforts and help from the National Lottery.

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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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Kayleigh with the glitter glasses and sweet cones

Students to raise cash for Guide Dogs

Students at D&A College’s Montrose Learning Centre are hoping to use their enterprise skills to raise money for charity.

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Montrose Academy during their performance

Montrose success at Rock Challenge competition

Montrose Academy came first in the 2017 Rock Challenge®, held on Friday night (March 31) at the Caird Hall in Dundee.

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Donna Fordyce and Trisha Pirie are taking up vacant seats on D&A College board.

New board members at D&A College

Two women are taking up vacant seats on D&A College board.

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Teachers Nicola Milne and Ian Hardie and pupils accept the award from Graeme Ross (fourth from right).

LGBT Charter Mark for Montrose Academy

Montrose Academy has become the first school in Angus to receive a LGBT Charter Mark from LGBT Youth Scotland.

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Jackie Kay with the poetry competition winners.

Primary poets show case language skills

Two budding poets from Johnshaven Primary had their skills recognised in a multilingual poetry competition.

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Lathallan School Pipe Band

Lathallan Pipe Band to play in New York

Lathallan School Pipe Band is to take part in an annual celebration of Scottish heritage in America this April.

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Montrose flyer honoured after 99 year delay

Montrose flyer honoured after 99 year delay

An Angus historical detective’s research has had the name of a downed Great War pilot added to the rolls of honour at Edinburgh Castle.

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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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The Carnoustie team won the top prize

Innovative Angus schools showcase their hard work in science challenge

Angus secondary schools have been showcasing their innovative side at a 10-week competition.

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Pupils from a number of Angus schools will be taking part in the Rock Challenge at Dundee's Caird Hall.

Angus pupils aiming high at Rock Challenge event

Schools in Angus are taking part in an event aiming to inspire, engage and motivate young people to make healthy and positive lifestyle choices.

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The students union canteen in 1967 - does this bring back happy memories for you?

Lost film footage of Dundee University

Remarkable footage from the 1970s, a time when the hair was longer and the trousers wider, has been discovered in the University of Dundee archive and now made available as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

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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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Neil Coupar will be teaching at Abertay University.

‘Head on the Beach’ murder officer to teach CSI at Abertay

New Abertay University forensics lecturer Neil Coupar who is teaching the next generation of CSI officers from his wealth of real world experience.

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John Swinney with one of the pupils who is benefiting from the scheme.

Angus pupils benefit from Barefoot computer scheme

Almost 1500 Angus schoolchildren have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

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Teachers and volunteers undertaking the Bikeability Cycle Trainer Assistant Award at Inverbrothock Primary School, Arbroath on Tuesday 14th February 2017.

£20,000 boost for Cycling in Angus Schools

A new £20,000 funded cycling initiative has just been launched in Angus to promote and provide cycle training for local youngsters.

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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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