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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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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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Academy under attack for LGBT support

Academy under attack for LGBT support

A head teacher whose school won an award for the support given to its LGBT pupils has been on the receiving end of an online attack.

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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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Talented Greenfaulds High musicians formed the group L�n Chomais after receiving F�is Lannraig a Tuath tuition

North Lanarkshire schools hoping for success at education awards

Three schools from North Lanarkshire are in line for ‘top marks’ after being announced as finalists for the Scottish Education Awards 2018.

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There might have been some empty tummies at Our Lady's High in Cumbernauld, but pupils and staff did fill their WEE BOX to help the work SCIAF is doing in Cambodia

Schools go hungry in aid of SCIAF appeal

Pupils from Our Lady’s High and St Maurice’s High took part in a 24-hour fast to help raise money for SCIAF’s WEE BOX Lent appeal.

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Lonely Scotland

Cumbernauld charity to hold first public event to combat loneliness

A small Cumbernauld charity that was started on Facebook is holding its first public event.

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The steel frame of the new Cumbernauld Academy, which will also house the theatre, has been completed

Cottages should not be left to go to ruin

A public meeting will take place tonight (Wednesday) to discuss the future of the current Cumbernauld Theatre building as work continues on its new home.

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Katie McGuckin and members of the Malawi Committee at St. Maurice's High with the car that is being raffled off

Katie has the drive to help Malawi partnership

St Maurice’s High pupil Katie McGuckin is selling £10 raffle tickets to win a car to raise funds for ‘Nkhamenya Girls School’ in Malawi.

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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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Cumbernauld Academy pupils Jack Bryceland, Courtney Feron, Gurleen Kaur, and Jenny Steven

Academy is recognised for its work to support LGBT pupils

Cumbernauld Academy has received a prestigious Silver LGBT Charter Mark award in recognition of the support offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pupils.

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Toni Durning at the SQA offices

Nothing can hold you back

Cumbernauld teenager Toni Durning wants to spread the word that apprenticeships are an option for everyone, whatever their background.

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Lanarkshire Family History Society's Military Group

Project to catalogue county’s WW1 fallen

Lanarkshire Family History Society is moving forward with an ambitious project to catalogue every Lanarkshire man who fell during World War One.

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Helen Salt and Cameron Shearer (SAPHiR) with Anne Clyde (UKSE) and Greenfaulds High pupils Olivia Roddick, Alex Wale, Kiana Munro, and head teacher Linda Park. Pic: Ian Watson.

Pupils discover how to get hired

Pupils from Greenfaulds High in Cumbernauld are one step closer to landing their dream careers after learning how to successfully prepare for job interviews.

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Some people are able to enjoy the snow which is causing disruption across North Lanarkshire. Pic: SWNS

Public services in North Lanarkshire fall victim to the weather

North Lanarkshire Council is holding meetings throughout the day to determine whether schools should reopen tomorrow (Thursday).

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Academy pupils lead children from Kildrum Primary on a magical, mystical journey of discovery on the Fairy Trail.  (Pics: Michael Gillen)

Fairy trail: a magical journey of discovery for all the pupils

A group of pupils from Cumbernauld Academy and Kilsyth Academy have joined forces to support the development of younger children.

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