Education

Education

Con-graduations to college students

More than 90 graduating students and their guests assembled in the Argyllshire Gathering Halls, Oban, last Friday for Argyll College UHI’s annual graduation ceremony.

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The council's head of education for lifelong learning and support/Chief Education, Anne Paterson, with Professor Morag Redford from the UHI.

Region on the education map

Argyll and Bute was represented by the council’s chief education officer at an international conference recently held in America.

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Council approves education plan

Council approves education plan

Education staff and pupils were praised last week when Argyll and Bute Council’s Annual Education Plan was approved by the Community Services Committee.

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Teacher training drop-in event

Teacher training drop-in event

An event will be held in Oban next Thursday to enable graduates in Argyll and Bute to find out more about the opportunity to become fully qualified secondary school teachers without the need to move away from the area.

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Inspectors praise service

Inspectors praise service

Strong leadership, support for schools and committed staff are all recognised in a progress report on Argyll and Bute Council’s Education service.

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Pre-5 children across the region are being given the opportunity to learn to ride a bike.

Kids to get on their bikes

Nursery children across the county are being given the opportunity to learn to ride a bike thanks to Argyll and Bute Council’s Road Safety Team.

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Five pupils from North Bute School short listed from 15,000 other pupils to exhibit their inventions at The Scottish Engineering Leaders Award Public Exhibition in Glasgow - Abigail MacGregor and Kayleigh McLachlan from P5 Anna Whitcomb and Breagha McKay from P6 and Ralph Johnson P7

Budding engineers

Five pupils from North Bute Primary School were shortlisted from 15,000 other entrants to exhibit their inventions at The Scottish Engineering Leaders Award Public Exhibition in Glasgow.

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Graduates offered support

Graduates living in Argyll and Bute are being offered financial support to become fully qualified secondary school teachers without the need to move away from the area.

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John Lawson with some of the Sardinian children at Mount Stuart House.

Italian islanders loving Bute

Pupils from an Italian island spent time on a Scottish island recently when they attended Rothesay Joint Campus for their annual exchange week.

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