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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.

Education
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’.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
Robertson Show chairman David Anderson with back from left Rhianna, 11, and Mackenzie, 9, and front from left, Emily, 8, and Marley,8.

Children get crafty to boost Roberton show

Hawick youngsters have been ensuring that this year’s Roberton Show gets plenty of publicity.

Education
Hawick High School.

Food waste produced by Borders high schools up by more than half

More than 14 tonnes of food waste were generated by the Borders’ nine high schools in last year.

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Senior pupils at Hawick High School celebrate passing their exams.

Hawick High pupils do the school proud

A nervous wait of more than two months finally came to an end for Hawick High School pupils on Tuesday with the arrival of their exam results.

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Earlston High School pupils open their SQA exam results at the school.

More Border students than ever celebrating exam success

Borders school-leavers opening their exam results today amassed a record number of qualifications.

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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.

Education
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.

Education
Hawick High School.

High school appoints new headteacher

Hawick High School has appointed a new permanent headteacher after a seven-month search.

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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.

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

Education
Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Crime
Sheep farmers across the UK have taken part in the survey.

Dog attacks on sheep studied

Forty per cent of dog attacks on sheep are carried out by straying or unaccompanied dogs, according to results from the latest National Sheep Association (NSA) survey.

Business
Children at Hawick's Saturday Polish school.

Immigrant community far from Poles apart

Multiculturalism is alive and well in Hawick despite Britain as a whole turning its back on the continent and preparing to quit the European Union.

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