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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.

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Dunnottar Primary School

Consultation open on schools rezoning

A re-zoning consultation for primary schools in Stonehaven has moved a step forward after being considered by councillors this week.

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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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The new Hillside School in Portlethen.

Portlethen’s Hillside School officially opens

Portlethen’s Hillside School was officially opened today (Friday) with a special programme of events.

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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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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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18 year-old Adam Diouri will begin his time at Cambridge in October.

Mackie pupil heads off to Cambridge

A former Mackie Academy pupil is heading off to Cambridge University after receving the news last week that he had achieved straight As in his exams.

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SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Hundreds of young people across Aberdeenshire have been helped through their exam results by a local group of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers advisers.

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ITCA Training seeking applications

ITCA Training seeking applications

An Aberdeen-based apprenticeship training company is seeking applications from the engineers of tomorrow for its specially tailored course.

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Left to right: Rory Rose from Stonehaven, Sarah Montgomery from Kintore, Miriam McDonald from Ellon, Rhia Badial from Maryculter and
Adam Morrison from Cults.

Oxford awaits Stonehaven pupil

A school pupil from Stonehaven is heading to Oxford after sailing through his Higher exams.

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16 year-old Joanna Hall from St Cyrus passed with flying colours.

High five for local girl

Lathallan School pupil Joanna Hall, 16 from St Cyrus was pleased to learn this week that she achieved 5 As in her Higher examinations.

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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.

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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.

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From left:  Megan Walls, Ashley Epperly, Madeline Lopez, Rhea Halley, Jessica James-Schulz, Chelsea Smith, Jackie Leith (RGU lecturer), Carrie Bailey (UTK lecturer), Laura Foubister, Leanna Will (RGU lecturer), Ashley Snaddon

US exchange broadens students’ horizons

Nursing students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) and University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) have taken part in an international exchange programme this summer to learn more about their profession across the Atlantic Ocean.

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The secondary school pupils who took part in RGUs recent Nursing Summer School. The programme provided a week-long insight into what the profession involves.

Pupils inspired by university’s nursing school

More than 25 North-east secondary pupils considering a nursing career have been finding out more about the profession at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Nursing Summer School.

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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.

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