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Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

23 September 2021

Members of the Highland Youth Parliament (HYP) are working on plans to improve mental health support following their annual conference.


Wick High School begins LGBT Charter

Wick High School begins LGBT Charter

Wick High School begins LGBT Charter

23 September 2021

Wick High has taken a progressive step towards LGBTQIA+ awareness and inclusion by starting its LGBT Youth Scotland School Charter Award.


Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

18 September 2021

Pupils in schools across Caithness and Sutherland are being offered a week of online learning to celebrate wildlife and biodiversity.


Council’s ambitious digital learning estate continues to support education in Highland

Council’s ambitious digital learning estate continues to support education in Highland

Council’s ambitious digital learning estate continues to support education in Highland

17 September 2021

A new digital toolkit for teaching staff has been created by the Highland Council as parts of its continued programme to connect and support learning.


Museum makes appeal for healthcare items, images and stories for Thurso show

Museum makes appeal for healthcare items, images and stories for Thurso show

Museum makes appeal for healthcare items, images and stories for Thurso show

15 September 2021

An appeal has gone out to Caithness residents to donate healthcare items, images, and information for a new exhibition coming to Thurso.


An additional 151 teachers to be recruited in Highlands, claims Green MSP

An additional 151 teachers to be recruited in Highlands, claims Green MSP

An additional 151 teachers to be recruited in Highlands, claims Green MSP

15 September 2021

Agreement between the Scottish Government and the Scottish Greens results in more teachers for Highlands, says Burgess


Adult Learners' Week cancelled

Adult Learners' Week cancelled

Adult Learners' Week cancelled

13 September 2021

Local group among those missing out due to the cancellation of Adult Learners' Week (ALW) in Scotland.


School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

08 September 2021

The Highlands has by far the worst education estate in Scotland with one in three primaries and one in four secondaries in a “poor” condition.


UHI principal Todd Walker – 'no hidden agenda' after interview published

UHI principal Todd Walker – 'no hidden agenda' after interview published

UHI principal Todd Walker – 'no hidden agenda' after interview published

08 September 2021

Professor Todd Walker, principal and vice-chancellor of the University of the Highlands and Islands, has issued a statement via social media.


'There will be no more vanity courses' at UHI

'There will be no more vanity courses' at UHI

'There will be no more vanity courses' at UHI

07 September 2021

FUTURE learning at the UHI will be much more closely tailored to booming sectors of the economy, the establishment’s new leader has said.


Environmental awards given to Wick High School pupils

Environmental awards given to Wick High School pupils

Environmental awards given to Wick High School pupils

06 September 2021

Wick High School sent out a 'big congratulations' to last year’s S3 John Muir Group who finally received their certificates.


On the stage again with Thurso Players

On the stage again with Thurso Players

On the stage again with Thurso Players

06 September 2021

Thurso Players is delighted to announce that an event for its juniors took place recently – the first in nearly 18 months.


Pupils can learn how food gives 'superhero powers' to kids in world’s poorest countries

Pupils can learn how food gives 'superhero powers' to kids in world’s poorest countries

Pupils can learn how food gives 'superhero powers' to kids in world’s poorest countries

05 September 2021

Charity Mary’s Meals is helping pupils learn how the power of food can change the story for youngsters in some of the poorest countries in the world.


Thurso student wins outstanding project award

Thurso student wins outstanding project award

Thurso student wins outstanding project award

04 September 2021

An engineering student at North Highland College UHI has received the Outstanding Student Engineering Project of the Year.


PICTURES: Unique Iron Age structure is further uncovered near Thrumster

PICTURES: Unique Iron Age structure is further uncovered near Thrumster

PICTURES: Unique Iron Age structure is further uncovered near Thrumster

04 September 2021

The community dig at Swartigill on the Thrumster Estate is under way again and volunteers can help uncover this very unique Iron Age structure.


PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

03 September 2021

Thurso primary schoolchildren had the chance to meet up with a very unusual visitor in the shape of a large orange foot with a healthy agenda to push.


New primary one pupils at Caithness and north Sutherland schools

New primary one pupils at Caithness and north Sutherland schools

New primary one pupils at Caithness and north Sutherland schools

01 September 2021

New primary one pupils have been settling in at schools across the far north. Here are some of the new classes, with more to follow as they come in.


Parents contacted after possible Covid case at Wick High School

Parents contacted after possible Covid case at Wick High School

Parents contacted after possible Covid case at Wick High School

30 August 2021

A letter sent out to parents of S1 to S3 Wick High School pupils yesterday warned of a possible case of Covid-19 in their child's year group.


Highland Council completes delivery of early learning and childcare programme

Highland Council completes delivery of early learning and childcare programme

Highland Council completes delivery of early learning and childcare programme

30 August 2021

Parents are able to benefit from more childcare hours after Highland Council managed to deliver the 1140 hours scheme after a number of delays.


Stagecoach admits to 'teething problems' on school route

Stagecoach admits to 'teething problems' on school route

Stagecoach admits to 'teething problems' on school route

26 August 2021

In a bulletin issued today, Wick High School revealed the transport issues children have been experiencing on the John O'Groats bus route recently.


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