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Education / MSYP diagnosed with dyslexia in uni says he had ‘virtually zero support’ in schoolChildren’s services director Helen Budge said she would pass on Leighton Anderson’s feedback to staff
Education / Cashless catering to be in place at Anderson by August
Education / Big interest in Fair Isle school vacancy – even from people with no teaching qualificationsA preferred candidate for the headteacher role has been picked and is due to move to Fair Isle soon
Education / Pandemic likely to be factor behind drop in primary school numeracy and literacy attainment
Education / Covid protection measures in schools helping to minimise outbreaks, meeting hearsBut committee chairman says the demand on staff is ‘constant’
Education / New strategy aims to ‘create digital learners’
Education / Consider offering free school meals for all pupils, councillor suggests
Education / Guest speakers lined up for college’s first ‘Space 101 Day’
Education / More outdoor learning on the cards after Polycrub installed at Baltasound school
Education / Primary schools to benefit from new arts project with focus on local dialect
Education / Pass rates for Highers well below national average
Community / Living Wage award nomination for Scalloway childcare centre
Education / Council owned land the priority in new Brae school site selection
Education / Funding bid to be prepared for new Brae school after councillors back project
Council / Councillors implement SNP policies on free school meals and clothing grants
Education / Building new school picked as preferred option for future of education in Brae
Education / Lack of student accommodation affects new college
Education / Fair Isle primary seeks new head teacher
Education / SIC outlines Covid mitigations in schools as bairns prepare to return after summer break
Education / SIC education chairman ‘absolutely delighted’ with school results in challenging yearThe pass rate for National 5 grades A-C in Shetland was above the Scottish average, while Higher and Advancer Higher were slightly below
Education / New college vows to ‘do a good job for Shetland’
Education / New chapter for NAFC Marine Centre as merged college prepares to launch
Education / High praise for lecturers and students
Education / Increase in families benefiting from free school meals and other grants
Education / Ollaberry headteacher post proving difficult to fill
Education / Small rise in home education numbers but no link to Covid anxiety, Budge says
Education / Instrument tuition funding commitment a ‘step in the right direction’
Education / Cashless payments could come to Anderson High School canteen next term
Education / New learning estate strategy hugely important, meeting hears
Education / Don’t lose momentum on making case for change in pupil equity funding scheme, councillor says
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