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Human trafficking message for Kirkcaldy drivers

Kirkcaldy drivers were reminded this week that human trafficking is closer to home than they think.

Education
From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

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
Rossyln Head Teacher Paul Meijer and Viewforth Rector Adrian Watt (all pics by George McLuskie)

Why Kirkcaldy’s Windmill Campus is more than just a school

A year has passed since the opening of Fife’s very first community campus – and it has been hailed as a huge success.

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
Fifes Provost, Jim Leishman with students Caitlin Massie, Linzi Devers and Dayna Cumming.

Leishman scholarship awarded to Fife College students

A scholarship in memory of Mary Leishman was awarded to three Fife College Performing Arts students at a special ceremony held recently.

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
Elizabeth Whitton cuts the ribbon with local children. Pics by FPA

New chapter for Fife village library

A celebratory atmosphere was very evident as Kinghorn’s new library was officially opened on Sunday.

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
Deputy First Minister John Swinney visits Pathhead PS in Kirkcaldy.

Deputy First Minister’s praise for Fife school

Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney visited Pathhead Primary School in Kirkcaldy yesterday on Monday.

Education

Battles, explosions and beasties at Kinghorn Loch

Pitched battles took place on the banks of Kinghorn Loch at the weekend as hundreds of people watched on.

Education
Pupils at Lochgelly High will miss out.

School stops teaching computing due to lack of teachers

A Fife school has told parents it will have to remove a crucial subject from the curriculum as they now have no teachers able to take the classes.

News
Aldi is selling one of the cheapest school uniforms

Fife Council to consider raising school uniform grants

Fife Council had decided to look at raising the level of school uniform grants it pays to families in need in response to the publication of comparisons of the grants paid by local authorities across Scotland.

Education
Call for action on weapons in Fife’s schools

Call for action on weapons in Fife’s schools

Since 2011 there has been a significant increase in weapons found on pupils in Fife Schools.

Education
The kids are back at school.

Five things about sending the kids back to school

It’s that time of year again.

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Fire at Torbain Primary (Pic: Andrew Elder)

Vandals ruin start of school for two Fife primaries

As thousands of eager youngsters started back at Kirkcaldy schools this week, for some the occasion was marred by mindless vandalism at two of the town’s primaries.

Crime
SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Hundreds of young people across Fife have been helped through their exam results by a local group of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers advisers.

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