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Students’ fight to save journalism course raised in Holyrood

Students have launched a bid to save a Fife College course from closure.

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A protest was held in April 2010 against proposed cuts to music tuition in schools.

Proposed cuts to Fife’s education service branded ‘Dickensian’

Plans to impose cuts to Fife’s education service have been branded as ‘truly Dickensian’ by teaching union EIS.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Fife College, St Brycedale campus

Fife College plan to scrap journalism course sparks backlash

Talks are set to take place over plans to scrap a journalism course at Fife College’s campus in Kirkcaldy.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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Audrey Diamond, English teacher at Kirkcaldy High School

Kirkcaldy High teacher Audrey shines at SQA Star Awards

A Kirkcaldy High School teacher has been named appointee of the year at the SQA Star Awards.

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Monday's Viewforth school fire. Picture: Craig Forrest

Three charged over Viewforth school fire

Police say that three people have bene charged after the fire which ripped through the old Viewforth High School earlier this week.

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John Fardell, cartoonist and children's author

Viz cartoonist takes up school residency

A famous cartoonist who evolved into a popular children’s author is taking up residency in a Fife primary school.

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Asif and Abada Akhtar of Smeaton Stores with (centre) Balwearie head, Neil McNeil (Pic by George McLuskie)

£1000 to boost a Kirkcaldy school’s breakfast club

A Kirkcaldy high school will offer its pupils the best start to the day thanks to a donation from a local business.

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Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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Students from the University of St Andrews walk along the harbour wall  (Pic: Jane Barlow)

University of St Andrews wins ‘top student experience’ award

The University of St Andrews is the top in the UK for student experience, according to a definitive higher education guide.

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Human trafficking message for Kirkcaldy drivers

Human trafficking message for Kirkcaldy drivers

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

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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