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Kids win award as partnership fights bigotry

Pupils from two Mossend schools are celebrating after scooping a prestigious award from North Lanarkshire Council.

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Some of the North Lanarkshire probationers (l-r): Caitlin Marsh (who did her probationer year at St Ignatius PS, Wishaw), Claire Friary (Coatbridge High School, Music), Sara MacCallum (Coatbridge High School, Drama), Lauren McCafferty (Glencairn PS) and Gordon Reid (Mossend PS).

New teachers are ready to start working

More than 200 people have successfully completed their training year in North Lanarkshire schools, with many ready to start work in classrooms across the area this August.

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College finances under scrutiny

College finances under scrutiny

New College Lanarkshire’s financial shortcomings have been criticised by the Auditor General for Scotland.

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Ex-Braidhurst High head teacher Derrick Hannan represents The Church fo Scotland on the Education Committee

Church praises council as ‘Club 365’ is launched

The Church of Scotland has praised the new children’s programme ‘Club 365’ being launched by North Lanarkshire Council.

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Some of the New College Lanarkshire students volunteering at HebCelt

Perfect stage to help students’ careers

Students from New College Lanarkshire have volunteered to provide hands-on help at one of Scotland’s top music festivals.

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Councillor Frank McNally is delighted new life will be given to Mossend Senior Citizens Centre

Seniors’ centre to be reborn as a nursery

A family learning centre to be created within the former Mossend Senior Citizens Centre to increase nursery provision.

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Nicole Orr (21) from Cumbernauld - The Original Sin. Pic: Neil MacMillan Photography

Students show off their talent

Talented Make-up Artistry students from West College Scotland showcased their work in an end of year extravaganza at Braehead’s Curling Arena.

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Lady Susan Haughey with Callum Sergeant of Dalziel High and Chloe West of Uddingston Grammar

Online insight into the work of Lieutenancy

A new website has been launched to capture the activity of Lanarkshire’s Lord Lieutenant.

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Reeltime celebrated its 20th anniversary last year and has plenty more to smile about now

Seized cash will pay for project

Money seized from criminals will allow 50 young people to take part in an exciting series of music and media workshops,

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Teaching union warns over CCTV in classrooms.

Union warns councils over CCTV in classrooms

CCTV cameras should not be used by local authorities to gather data for performance management purposes, a teaching union has said.

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Councillor Frank McNally

Council ready to roll out Club 365 project

A ground-breaking initiative providing free meals and activities at weekends and holidays will be rolled out across North Lanarkshire within this financial year.

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A concerned parent sent Central Scotland list MSP Graham Simpson pictures of exposed wires and pipes at Braidhurst High

Conditions are not fit for sitting exams

Children are sitting exams in a Motherwell school while builders are carrying out a £3 million refurbishment.

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NL teachers to raise concern at congress over CCTV in classrooms

NL teachers to raise concern at congress over CCTV in classrooms

Teachers have raised fears that CCTV cameras in classrooms could be used to spy on their performance.

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The EIS says teachers' salaries have gone down 20 per cent in real terms in the last decade.

Teachers urged to send clear message to John Swinney calling for a ‘fair pay increase’

Scotland’s biggest teaching union is further pushing its calls for a 10 per cent pay rise for all teachers.

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Cumbernauld campus

New College Lanarkshire finance plans were ‘poor’, says Auditor General

Poor planning and over-optimism contributed to financial problems at New College Lanarkshire, according to the Auditor General, Caroline Gardner.

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Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Monday is E-Day for tens of thousands of Scottish school pupils – the start of their exams.

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Baillie Court residents and staff with pupils from Braidhurst High School as the complex celebrates 25 years

Complex celebrates its 25th annivesary

A celebratory lunch was organised for the residents of Baillie Court in Forgewood to mark a milestone anniversary.

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New Lanarkshire College  students handing over the cheque to the hospital

New College Lanarkshire students raise cash for hospice charity

Students from New College Lanarkshire looking to get into a caring profession have showed they care after raising £1,300 for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

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The cast of the Passion Play led by Bellshill actor Nicky Elliot who plays Jesus. Pic: Malcolm Cunningham

Be a part of the Easter story at Passion Play

Hamilton Churches have united once more to bring the Easter story to life – and this year it’s happening in the heart of the town!

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Students will be able to study BA Acting and BA Musical Theatre at New College Lanarkshire after the summer  as QMU will take on validation of the courses

College performing arts degrees saved

Performing arts courses at New College Lanarkshire which have ben saved from cancellation following interest from a Scottish University.

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