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Council plans £400k spend on fire safety for schools – but critics say it is not enough

Council plans £400k spend on fire safety for schools – but critics say it is not enough

Council plans £400k spend on fire safety for schools – but critics say it is not enough

Months after a blaze ripped through a primary school Highland Council has earmarked less than half a million pounds to improve school safety.


Council is 'working hard' to share details of plans to reopen schools

Council is 'working hard' to share details of plans to reopen schools

Council is 'working hard' to share details of plans to reopen schools

Highland Council has vowed to share the latest information on reopening schools with parents, pupils and teachers.


Highland Council's education committee hit by technical difficulties

Highland Council's education committee hit by technical difficulties

Highland Council's education committee hit by technical difficulties

Parents and pupils will have to wait to hear what Highland Council will do about the return of education after problems forced a meeting offline.


Reopening schools will cost council extra £12m

Reopening schools will cost council extra £12m

Reopening schools will cost council extra £12m

HIGHLAND schools are planning for three scenarios for reopening which are likely to cost around £12 million.


Education experts propose extra lessons to help pupils catch up after lockdown

Education experts propose extra lessons to help pupils catch up after lockdown

Education experts propose extra lessons to help pupils catch up after lockdown

An independent group of education experts wants to see children receive six extra hours of lessons a week over the next two years.


Project aims to increase use of Gaelic at UHI

Project aims to increase use of Gaelic at UHI

Project aims to increase use of Gaelic at UHI

Highlands and Islands Students’ Association aims to enhance the voice of Gaelic speakers within the University of the Highlands and Islands.


Council given funds to provide free meals support during summer holidays

Council given funds to provide free meals support during summer holidays

Council given funds to provide free meals support during summer holidays

Children in the Highlands eligible for free school meals will be supported over the summer through additional cash from the Scottish Government.


Students call for change at University of the Highlands and Islands

Students call for change at University of the Highlands and Islands

Students call for change at University of the Highlands and Islands

A student body is demanding cuts from management, not lecturers, at the University of the Highlands and Islands.


Parents and children thanked as school year draws to a close

Parents and children thanked as school year draws to a close

Parents and children thanked as school year draws to a close

The head of education at Highland Council has written to parents as the school year is set to formally end.


WATCH: Highland Council releases another video about education during lockdown

WATCH: Highland Council releases another video about education during lockdown

WATCH: Highland Council releases another video about education during lockdown

Highland Council has produced a video aiming to shine a light on how children across the region have been able to continue learning during lockdown.


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