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Education / Secondary pupils receive exam-free resultsLocal pass rates remain above average but advice and help is on offer whatever the results
Education / Students largely keen on college merger, councillors told
Education / Funding announced for extra teachers and health protection measures in schools
Education / Merged college name not proving too popularCouncil says the name Shetland Institute UHI should be reconsidered
Education / No need for physical distancing at schools, government advises
Education / ‘Soft start’ planned for return to school in AugustEducation and families committee chairman George Smith concedes there is ‘still so much uncertainty’ for officials and staff
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Education / College merger ‘on track’, councillors told
Education / Inspection reports published for Dunrossness and Whalsay
Education / Merged college launch date now projected for next summer
Education / Schools ‘u-turn’ welcomed but education chairman wants clarity
Education / Schools could re-open fully in mid-August if progress against virus continues
Education / SIC to submit plan for reopening schoolsTransport a major factor in planning for return of schools, says education and families committee chairman George Smith
Education / Uncertainty continues as local university students prepare for new academic year
Education / No plans to open schools in evenings as part of blended learning model
Education / UHI’s autumn term dates remain on track
Updated Schools expected to reopen in August
Education / Over 40 minutes to upload work – broadband speeds hamper online learning for children in rural areas
Education / Final decision on legal status of new college rests with government minister, council saysCouncillors due to meet remotely on Wednesday in what will be the first meeting since Covid-19 restrictions were introduced
Education / Help could be at hand for parents worried about access to online learning
Education / Council focusing on distance learning as school shutdown continues
Education / Expanded early learning deadline removed due to virus pandemicChairman of Shetland Islands Council’s education and families committee George Smith said the council was in a ‘fairly strong position’ already
Education / Merged college could launch in March next year
Education / School exams called off as government explores new ways of pupil assessment
Breaking Council to close schools to pupils for a weekChildren’s services seeing ‘significant levels of pupil and staff absence’ as coronavirus cases rise
Education / New mentoring programme to launch at the Anderson
Education / College merger delay will cost SIC dear
Education / Interest increases in work experience scheme designed to tackle gender stereotypes
Education / Canteens could go cashless in bid to reduce stigma of free school meals
Education / SIC rejects and hands back college merger petition
Education / Lecturers fear ‘privatisation’ of further education
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