Applications are now open for the 2024/25 academic year at Aberdeen City Council’s ‘virtual’ ABZ Campus – offering almost double the range of courses than last year. 

The new academic year will see 69 courses at a range of different levels on offer – up from the 37 courses on offer…

A programme aimed at addressing the surplus of schools in Northfield and improving the provision of education in the area took a step further this week.

Aberdeen City Council’s Education and Children’s Services committee approved a report on the…

People living in four Aberdeen communities are being invited to stand and represent their communities in upcoming Community Council elections.  

Elections will be held on Thursday 18 April in the following areas:  

Castlehill and Pittodrie;  City centre;Danestone;Mastrick…

The benefits of enhanced data-gathering and reporting on care experienced young people through ongoing innovations by the Council’s Children’s Services team and external partners, was highlighted in an annual report approved by councillors today (Tuesday 20 February).

The statutory…

NHS Grampian has teamed up with St Machar Academy, taking inspiration from American ‘Career Academies’, to give young people a taste of healthcare careers and build the workforce of the future and NHS Scotland Youth Academy, focusing on collaboration with partners to…

The delivery of Aberdeen City Council’s Schools Estate programme has been revised and reprioritised due to the impact of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, commonly referred to as RAAC, being present in three school buildings.

Since late August 2023, the Council’s Schools Estate Team…

A combination of visual and physical surveys undertaken by independent structural engineers have revealed that Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) has been identified in three of Aberdeen City Council’s 11 secondary schools and in none of the authority’s primary schools.

RAAC is…

Care experienced children, young people and care leavers are being encouraged to take part in a survey to share their experiences of care and how they feel about their lives as part of International Care Day.  

To celebrate the day, which takes place this year on 16th February, events…

Councillors, including Education and Children’s Services convener Councillor Martin Greig and vice-convener, Councillor Jessica Mennie visited the location of Aberdeen’s first Bairns’ Hoose test site yesterday following the city’s successful bid to be a Scottish Government…

Signage for a new low emission zone (LEZ) in Aberdeen city centre which will help to improve air quality is to start to be installed on Thursday.

As part of a Scotland-wide programme, LEZs are being introduced in Scotland’s four biggest cities - Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, and Aberdeen.…

Ahead of AFC Community Trust Day on Saturday 17 February, 10 pupils from St Machar Academy have been given the unique opportunity to design a football shirt which will be worn by Dons players in the warm-up ahead of their match against Hibernian.

The 10 participants of the S3 AFCCT St…

Spectra, Scotland's Festival of Light, celebrated its 10th anniversary in style with over 100,000 thousand visits to festival sites throughout the heart of Aberdeen.

Celebrating the theme of Connections, Scotland’s biggest and brightest light festival, brought artists from all over the…