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Japan research trip for UHI Inverness academic after joint project announced

Japan research trip for UHI Inverness academic after joint project announced

Japan research trip for UHI Inverness academic after joint project announced

28 April 2024

A Highland academic has jetted to Japan for research on intergenerational relations and communication media in island communities.


Travelling gallery set to visit three Highland venues next week

Travelling gallery set to visit three Highland venues next week

Travelling gallery set to visit three Highland venues next week

24 April 2024

A mobile art exhibit is set to return to the Highlands with its latest exhibition “A Bonnie Way: Unravelling the seduction of the countryside”.


Industrial action had ‘minimal impact’ on college operations, UHI Inverness say

Industrial action had ‘minimal impact’ on college operations, UHI Inverness say

Industrial action had ‘minimal impact’ on college operations, UHI Inverness say

23 April 2024

UHI Inverness say they will continue to support the talks between the trade unions and College Employers Scotland.


Highland MSP joins UHI Inverness staff on picket line over fair pay for lecturers

Highland MSP joins UHI Inverness staff on picket line over fair pay for lecturers

Highland MSP joins UHI Inverness staff on picket line over fair pay for lecturers

22 April 2024

MSP Rhoda Grant has branded pay as “clearly inadequate”.


Inverness writer among more than160 backing calls for Scottish Children's Book Prize

Inverness writer among more than160 backing calls for Scottish Children's Book Prize

Inverness writer among more than160 backing calls for Scottish Children's Book Prize

21 April 2024

Inverness author Barbara Henderson has backed the campaign to reintroduce the award to recognise literature for young readers.


Highland Council’s education boss Nicky Grant leaves £105,487 a year job after two months on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s education boss Nicky Grant leaves £105,487 a year job after two months on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s education boss Nicky Grant leaves £105,487 a year job after two months on ‘approved leave’

19 April 2024

The local authority claims she would be leaving the role after just under three years ‘to pursue other interests’.


Two Inverness primary school pupils left shaken by “narrow escape” after nearly being hit by black Audi reversing at speed

Two Inverness primary school pupils left shaken by “narrow escape” after nearly being hit by black Audi reversing at speed

Two Inverness primary school pupils left shaken by “narrow escape” after nearly being hit by black Audi reversing at speed

17 April 2024

An Inverness primary school headteacher has issued an alert after two pupils were almost hit by a car reversing at speed from a staff car park.


MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

MSPs slam Highland Council changes to school access they say ‘undermines the democratic process’

16 April 2024

Politicians must now get permission from the education boss to visit schools which they say impedes their ‘ability to represent our constituents’


Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

Highland Council officials accused of ‘an assault’ on elected representatives roles over school access

16 April 2024

Top officials say that councillors, MSPs and MPS must get permission from education bosses before visiting schools.


Edward Mountain doubles down on allegation that Highland Council is ‘dysfunctional’

Edward Mountain doubles down on allegation that Highland Council is ‘dysfunctional’

Edward Mountain doubles down on allegation that Highland Council is ‘dysfunctional’

16 April 2024

The local authority says it ‘understands’ he only requested access to Charleston Academy in January, he said wanted access since last year.


DREW HENDRY: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

DREW HENDRY: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

DREW HENDRY: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

16 April 2024

It takes a real level of strength to take a negative situation and turn it into an act of kindness, says our MP.


Nairn Academy pupils praised for creativity with new social enterprises

Nairn Academy pupils praised for creativity with new social enterprises

Nairn Academy pupils praised for creativity with new social enterprises

15 April 2024

Pupils from Nairn Academy have set up their own businesses as part of a project to empower young people.


New children’s book by popular Inverness writer is released today

New children’s book by popular Inverness writer is released today

New children’s book by popular Inverness writer is released today

11 April 2024

Inverness Castle is among the settings of a new historic novel for young readers set during the time of Mary Queen of Scots.


NICKY MARR: Academic achievement isn’t the be-all and end-all

NICKY MARR: Academic achievement isn’t the be-all and end-all

NICKY MARR: Academic achievement isn’t the be-all and end-all

10 April 2024

Comparing secondaries in different parts of the country purely on the Higher results of their cleverest kids tells us nothing new, says our columnist.


New agreement aims to boost Highlands and Islands economy

New agreement aims to boost Highlands and Islands economy

New agreement aims to boost Highlands and Islands economy

10 April 2024

A conference bringing together international innovators in aquaculture, animal health and agritech will be held in Inverness later this year.


Inverness school’s lighting trial role helps save 1 million KWH of energy

Inverness school’s lighting trial role helps save 1 million KWH of energy

Inverness school’s lighting trial role helps save 1 million KWH of energy

07 April 2024

An eco trial at an Inverness school proved such a success that it has saved a million kilowatt hours of electricity after being rolled out widely.


‘Our family has suffered immensely’ – parents speak out after teacher’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ to girl (15)

‘Our family has suffered immensely’ – parents speak out after teacher’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ to girl (15)

‘Our family has suffered immensely’ – parents speak out after teacher’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ to girl (15)

05 April 2024

The family at the centre of the allegations now just wants to ‘move on with our lives’ but are satisfied their daughter has been ‘vindicated.’


Music workshop hits the right note with Nairn youngsters

Music workshop hits the right note with Nairn youngsters

Music workshop hits the right note with Nairn youngsters

02 April 2024

Top musicians travelled to Nairn for a special workshop with primary pupils, in partnership with a local classical music initiative.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: MSPs ‘not welcome’ to inspect the Highland’s dilapidated schools

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: MSPs ‘not welcome’ to inspect the Highland’s dilapidated schools

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: MSPs ‘not welcome’ to inspect the Highland’s dilapidated schools

02 April 2024

He says it is ‘crucial’ schools ‘are not granted an exemption when it comes to political scrutiny.’


Objection raised over plans for new Nairn Academy

Objection raised over plans for new Nairn Academy

Objection raised over plans for new Nairn Academy

01 April 2024

Concerns over tree protection and the possible move of the public library are among recent concerns raised over plans for the new Nairn Academy.


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