City’s Academies to use virtual tours to help transition from Primary to Secondary Education

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Aberdeen City Council’s Academies are using virtual tours to help P7 pupils through the transition stage to Secondary education, it was announced today (Monday 1 June). The Education Services team, praised recently by Education Scotland for the way in which online resources have been used to maintain home learning, are going digital again to counteract […]

Council pays tribute to our unsung childminder heroes

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Aberdeen City Council today (Wednesday 20 May) paid tribute to the city’s childminders who have been unsung heroes in helping support key worker families during the Covid-19 lockdown. The Council’s Early Years team has been working with the Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) since March to allocate emergency childcare spaces for over 60 children whose parents […]

Council makes sure that pupils don’t miss out on education at home

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Aberdeen City Council is ensuring that pupils without internet access at home are still able to take part in online lessons during the current Covid-19 lockdown. Officers in the Council’s Education Service are preparing laptops and Myfi dongles for children and young people in order that they can easily access the curriculum and continue their […]

Innovation and dedication are the key as city’s schools keep pupils learning during Covid-19 lock

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Aberdeen’s school pupils have been kept busy with their studies during the current Covid-19 lockdown thanks to the resourcefulness and dedication of their teachers. From online dance classes to digital assemblies, a lockdown journal to home based art classes, a host of innovative learning have been introduced by inventive teachers and head teachers to ensure […]