Aberdeen Digital TeachMeet

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TeachMeets are organised by teachers for teachers. They are informal meetings for teachers to share ideas and good practice with each other. You can decide if you would like to present or if you would like to come along and see what is happening in other schools. You can use this link to register. If […]

Kingswells School receive National Digital Schools Award

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Kingswells School have received a national award to recognise their excellence in using digital technology across the curriculum. The Digital Schools Award Scotland is a national awards programme to promote, recognise and encourage excellence in the use of digital technology at primary school level. It builds on the progress already made at schools, by providing […]

NSPCC warning over “Yellow” app

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The NCPCC has issued a warning about an app, called “Yellow”. This dating-style app aimed at teenagers is putting young people at risk by having no checks on users’ age, the NSPCC has warned. In the app, when both users mutually ‘like’ each other they can chat by adding each other on picture-messaging service Snapchat.  But […]

Draw and Win: National John Byrne Drawing Competition

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Budding young artists in Scotland are being urged to enter the third annual John Byrne Drawing Competition. Since the launch of the competition in 2014, over 7000 entries from pupils across Scotland have submitted their artwork to be judged by the renowned artist and playwright himself, John Byrne. The competition, in partnership with Education Scotland, […]