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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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Brechin High Chamber Ensemble. Not pictured areLauren Brown and Vincent Ewart.

Noteworthy spell for Brechin string pupils

It’s been a busy spell for Brechin string players - with a host of competitions and performances in recent weeks.

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Pupils are curators for the Anne Frank: A History for Today exhibition at the campus

Pupils curate Anne Frank exhibition

Third year history pupils at Brechin Community Campus have turned curators for an Anne Frank exhibition, following a school collaboration with The Anne Frank Trust UK.

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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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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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D&A College horticulture lecturer Jane Maguire with student John Andrew, of Tannadice, swot up on the must see sights in the Czech capital before setting off on a study/work placement trip.

Czech trip for green fingered students

D&A College students will be honing their green-fingers in Prague, as part of a work experience trip.

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Minister impressed by Brechin campus

Minister impressed by Brechin campus

The Scottish Government Minister for Employability and Training had an opportunity to tour the recently opened Brechin Community campus last week.

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The award winning pupils from Langlands and Aberlemno primary schools.

Langlands and Aberlemno pupils triumph

A joint team from Langlands Primary School in Forfar and Aberlemno Primary School triumphed in the Violin Ensemble category at the Arbroath Music Festival on Thursday.

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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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One school closed and transport hit by weather

One school closed and transport hit by weather

Tarfside Primary School is to be closed all day, following access issues, and several other schools have been impacted by transport issues.

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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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Brechin Community Campus

“Insufficient progress” at Brechin High

Brechin High School has made “insufficient progress” according to the findings of a follow up inspection.

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