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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Project Gambia is helping spread Christmas cheer in Africa.

Gambia school gets a Christmas boost

Poverty-stricken children in Africa who are supported by a Lanarkshire charity have been given a wonderful Christmas gift.

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Cumbernauld woman’s link to legacy of heroism

Cumbernauld woman’s link to legacy of heroism

A Cumbernauld woman has discovered she is related to a heroic Scottish missonary worker who gave her life in Auschwitz to protect Jewish schoolgirls.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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Derek Callahan claims a lack of resources at Glencryan School forced him to withdraw son Tiernan

Glencryan School under fire from parent who withdrew his son

Questions have been asked about the level of education provision for youngsters with special needs at Cumbernauld’s Glencryan School.

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Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Primary 1s to feature in Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle tomorrow.

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Primary 1s to feature in Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle tomorrow.

The wait will soon be over for our many readers who are so keen to see our wonderful selection of pictures drawn from the new intake of P1 pupils.

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Kilsyth nursery intake turfed out on cost grounds

Kilsyth nursery intake turfed out on cost grounds

A nursery that helps new mums requiring additional support for their babies will controversially shut for good on Friday, October 21.

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Revealed: How Scotland’s education system could be improved

Revealed: How Scotland’s education system could be improved

A new survey has revealed where Scots think our education system is falling short.

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Budding palaeontologist Finn McKellar with his university certificate and fossil collection

Finn (12) completes university course on dinosaur biology

Lots of boys his age have no idea what they want to do when they leave school, but that is not a problem for Finn McKellar.

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Palacerigg Country Park hit by break-in

Palacerigg Country Park hit by break-in

Palacerigg Country Park fell prey to a theft after a piece of agricultural equipment was taken from one of the park’s sheds.

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Big day named for grand opening of Greenfaulds High School

Big day named for grand opening of Greenfaulds High School

Education chiefs have finally named the day when pupils will move into the new Greenfaulds High School, which is in its final stages of construction.

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Education convener Councillor Frank McNally

Pupils attain record results

The long wait for anxious pupils, parents and teachers ended this week as their exam results were delivered.

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Top marks for Balmalloch Nursery

Top marks for Balmalloch Nursery

The nursery class at Balmalloch Primary School has achieved maximum ratings in its latest Care Inspectorate report.

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Condorrat head teacher bids farewell to school

Condorrat head teacher bids farewell to school

Staff and pupils at St Helen’s Primary in Condorrat have been saying goodbye to their headteacher Margaret Friel on her retirement.

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College boycott could be a new blow for Cumbernauld town centre

College boycott could be a new blow for Cumbernauld town centre

A key player in a bitter row over town centre parking is considering a drastic move two weeks after crunch talks failed to find a solution.

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SNP Group leader David Stocks

SNP Group leader slams council‘s “partisan view” over First Minister event

The SNP Group leader at North Lanarkshire Council has slammed a ban on pupils meeting First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday (Monday).

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will not be addressing pupils from North Lanarkshire on Monday

Council snubs First Minister’s “rally”

North Lanarkshire Council has refused to send high school pupils voting in their first election to meet First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday.

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New College Lanarkshire will be closed tomorrow as lecturers strike

College staff to strike over pay claim

For the first time in over 20 years, lecturers at New College Lanarkshire are set to strike tomorrow (Thursday) in support of a national pay claim.

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