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The achievements of adult learners in the Scottish Borders was celebrated at an awards ceremony in Earlston High School recently.
More than 100 primary school pupils visited Eyemouth High School last week for part two of their Greenpower race car challenge.
Berwickshire High School has come in for heavy criticism from Education Scotland inspectors who visited in February this year.
Teams from Eyemouth High School and Galashiels Academy competed in the Greenpower Racing Scottish heats in electric kit cars they had built at school or college.
Provision of a new primary school in Eyemouth is now a ‘priority’ for Scottish Borders Council.
Hot on the success of the Doddie Weir charity dinner, four Borders College students are heading to Perthshire for a two-week work placement at the internationally renowned Gleneagles Hotel.
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Eccles Leitholm Primary School, mothballed by Scottish Borders Council since 2016, is now heading for permanent closure.
The latest Education Scotland report on Eyemouth High School rates the learning, teaching and assessment at the school as good.
Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in the Borders are increasing thanks to organisations such as Berwickshire Housing Association.
Eyemouth Primary School is top of the list of Borders primary schools for investment but as yet there is no time-line for when a new school will be provided.
Every 10 to 17 year old in the Borders is to receive an iPad, courtesy of a £16m investment by Scottish Borders Council.
A book sale at Duns Primary School on World Book Day, Friday, March 8, 1-5pm, will hopefully raise enough funds to buy much-needed new books for the pupils.
The younger generation are once again manning a tech cafe in Coldstream Community Centre to help people get to grips with laptops, computers, tablets etc.
A joint Education Scotland and Care Inspectorate visit to Coldingham primary school and nursery class in November 2018 produced a ‘good’ report for both.
Young engineers of the future from five Berwickshire primary schools attended an engineering challenge set to make them think about skills they may need in their careers.