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Kirkcaldy school rector set to leave post

Dr James More, rector of Balwearie High School for the past seven years, is set to leave his post. He will give up his role at the end of this school term, on March 31.

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Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

A new way of phone messaging, which incorporates tilting the screen, is being hailed as the solution to typing one-handed on increasingly larger handsets.

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Prior campus, Kirkcaldy,  formerly occupied by Fife College

New buyer for Priory Campus in Kirkcaldy

Fife College has sold its Priory campus to a London-based developer.

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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The triumphant Newburgh team

Fife youngsters build on their Lego success

A group of P7 pupils from Newburgh Primary School is heading to Denmark in May after emerging victorious in the UK final of the First Lego League competition.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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James Clarke Geddes

Obituary: James Clarke Geddes, author, and former teacher

Author and former Elmwood College teacher James Clarke Geddes has died in Cupar aged 94.

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An artist's impression of St Andrews University's Eden Campus

University Eden Campus plans could bring 500 jobs

University chiefs have unveiled campus development plans which could see 500 jobs being created in the area.

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Anne-Marie McMeekin and Shuggy Hughes from Galltown Community Hub accept a cheque from Sinclairtown Primary School Pupils.  (Pic Geirge McLuskie).

Sinclairtown youngsters dig deep to help after Gallatown cash theft

Youngsters at a Kirkcaldy primary school have offered a helping hand in a bid to beat the thieves, leaving community volunteers with tears in their eyes.

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Animator Jonathan Mortimer. Picture: Michael Gillen

Fife lecturer’s shock at animation award

A Fife College lecturer was voted animator of the year by a prestigious industry magazine – but he has no idea who nominated him for the award.

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World Book Day in pictures: Your wee ones in fancy dress

Ok, mums and dads, we know you all worked hard on the kids’ costumes for World Book Day.

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Hugh Hall, Principal of Fife College

New principal at Fife College

The new Principal at Fife College spent his first day at work this week, following the resignation of his predecessor.

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Drills on site at Langlands in prep fpor the new Madras college, St Andrews

New Madras site given official approval

Momentum is building for a new Madras College at Langlands after councillors rubber-stamped the £50 million project at a meeting earlier today (Tuesday).

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More than 6,500 primary school pupils in Fife have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters computing skills.

Computer scheme reaches 6,500 youngsters in Fife

More than 6,500 in Fife have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

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The new exhibition is part of a campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

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Sir Ian McKellen visited Kirkcaldy High School.

Acting legend visits Fife school

A legendary film and stage actor made a surprise appearance at a Fife school yesterday.

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Staff from Barnardo's Scotland with the award

Fife charity staff contribute to award

A children’s charity has received a special award which recognises the hard work and achievements of staff in services in Fife.

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Any plans to amalgamate Glenrothes and Glenwood High School's should be made public say councillors.

Call for clarity over possible schools merger

Opposition councillors have called on Fife Council’s administration to “come clean” over plans to merge two of the town’s high schools.

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The St Andrews Pride March

St Andrews Pride March celebrates love and diversity

People from across the rainbow of the Fife community came together for the St Andrews Pride March, to celebrate love, diversity and personal identity.

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Cllrs Tom Adams and Jim Young with parents, and pupils from Levenmouth Academy.

Parents demand answers over speech class closure

Parents, pupils and councillors held a protest at Mountfleurie Primary against a Fife Council proposal to close a vital support service for children with speech and language needs.

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