Education

Education

Schools to close early with snow forecast

With a worsening weather forecast showing heavy snow is likely, North Lanarkshire Council schools will begin to close to pupils from 1pm today and schools in South Lanarkshire will also close at lunchtime.

Education
Brannock High teacher Mary Osei-Oppong. 

Pic: Chris James

Mary hopes to inspire

Brannock High teacher Mary Osei-Oppong has joined the Scottish Government’s ‘Teaching Makes People’ campaign.

Education
Education convener Councillor Frank McNally at the opening of Orchard Primary in Wishaw. He now hopes to be able to open new schools at Ravenscraig in the near future.

Primary schools plan for ’Craig site

North Lanarkshire Council is developing plans to build two new primary schools at Ravenscraig.

Education
Schools return to find they had been broken into over holidays

Schools return to find they had been broken into over holidays

Pupils and staff at Cathedral Primary and Firpark Primary had an unpleasant experience when they returned from their festive break on Monday to discover the joint-kitchen area had been broken into.

Education
No cuts to school buses

No cuts to school buses

North Lanarkshire Council has decided not to make any changes to school transport eligibility.

Education
Kaitlyn Crombie, Christopher McCann, and Matthew Boyle of 1st Bellshill and Mossend Scouts on their expedition through Germany and Austria

Top honours show dedication of Scouts

A number of local Scouts and Young Leaders received recognition for their hard work over many years at an award ceremony for the Clyde Region Scouts.

Education

Bill for supply teachers in Scotland reaches £81m

The bill for supply teachers in Scotland has topped £81 million, sparking calls for the Scottish Government to review its deal on teacher pay.

Education
Diana Award winners (l-r)  Robbie Caldwell, Emma Ewart, Melissa Rodger and Christopher Duncan.

Diana Awards for teenagers

Four inspirational Braidhurst High pupils received a Diana Award in memory of Princess Diana in the year that marks the 20th anniversary of her untimely passing.

Education
Cathy Cassidy with pupils from St Teresas Primary as they arrive at Newarthill Library to start their session

Cathy brings the love to Newarthill event

Award winning author Cathy Cassidy was in Newarthill to meet children from all four local primary schools.

Education
Pathways to Confidence staff (l-r) Stacey Chalmers, Debbie Gavan, Stephen Henderson, Rhoda Reid, Nicola Williams

Three years on the pathway to confidence

COVEY Befriending and Bellshill and Mossend YMCA have been celebrating three years of delivering Pathways to Confidence in Lanarkshire.

Education
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Have your say on school bus changes

Have your say on school bus changes

Public meetings will take place to discuss proposals to change school transport arrangements.

Education
The Sid and Shenarri kit is being rolled out across North Lanarkshire.

Nursery children get a warm welcome to Wellbeing Wood

Two rather cute and colourful wee characters are helping young North Lanarkshire children understand all about well-being.

Education
Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire College is looking at ‘alternative options’ in a bid to save its high regarded performing arts degree course.

Education
Donald Findlay QC

Donald Findlay to provide inaugural church lecture

Donald Findlay QC will deliver the inaugural Motherwell South Lecture on Sunday, November 26, at 7pm in Motherwell South Parish Church.

Education
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

A motion to keep school transport arrangements safe from budget cuts was narrowly blocked at the Education Committee.

Education
Pupils helped launch the plans back in February

Council consult on campus plan

A proposal to build a new joint-campus for two Bellshill primary schools has moved a step closer.

Education
School buses may be hit by council cuts

School buses may be hit by council cuts

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has warned school transport may be hit as he expects a £42m cut in the local authority’s settlement from the Scottish Government for 2018/19.

Education
Load more