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By Alex Gregg - May, 13th 2015

Final Conference Registration Reminder

Registration for the 'Character, Culture and Values' conference has been gaining momentum over the past few weeks with over 150 delegates and contributors now set to attend the two-day event...

Mandy Davidson explains how the Bishopbriggs Academy Community Ambassadors earned their stripes.

Big Noise has Big Results

Written by | Tuesday, 19 May 2015

As one of the most deprived areas in Scotland with high rates of crime, bad health and unemployment, Raploch seems the unlikely source of a thriving musical scene, but today 470 children are taking music lessons, and it's taking Stirling by storm.

How do you teach students to distinguish between how well they are doing and what they are doing? 

Research carried out in English schools by the London School of Economics has found that banning mobiles from school premises can improve test scores of 16 year-olds by 6.4%.

Exam Stress Soars in Past Year

Written by | Friday, 15 May 2015

ChildLine has reported that the number of children calling the charity with concerns about their performance in school has increased massively in the last year. 

Ayrshire violinist, Nicola Benedetti, has called for a stronger push on classical music listening in children’s lives.

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