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Breakthrough in college strike dispute

Strikes planned by Further Education lecturing staff have been suspended after an agreement was reached by unions and employers.

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Letham school up for national numeracy award

Letham school up for national numeracy award

An Angus primary school has beaten off stiff competition from across Scotland to be selected as a finalist at this year’s Scottish Education Awards.

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Inchmill Gardens.

Public openings for Angus gardens

Two of the region’s most popular gardens, Inchmill Cottage and Dundee and Angus College will be opening their doors to the public in the week’s ahead.

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The Tale o Tam o Shanter will be performed by local pupils.

Pupils set to perform ‘iconic’ Burns opera

Primary school pupils in Angus are set to perform an opera based on one of Robert Burns’ most iconic poems.

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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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Do you have what it takes to join the Young Scot team?

Do you have what it takes to join the Young Scot team?

Young Scot (Angus) is looking to recruit young volunteers with a passion for journalism, photography, media, film and animation to join their team.

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Lecturers take to the picket lines

Lecturers take to the picket lines

Lecturers at Dundee & Angus College joined colleagues across the country for a day of strike action last week stemming from an unfulfilled pay and conditions deal.

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Free language classes at D&A College

Free language classes at D&A College

In a bid to combat exploitation of non-English workers D&A College, in partnership with Angus Council, have set up a daytime drop-in ESOL (English language) class in Angus.

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Rotary president elect John Barlow presenting the cheque to Mrs Helen Waggott with the pupils.

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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