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‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

A Nottingham City Council corporate director has been honoured in an annual awards ceremony celebrating women in business. Alison Michalska, who has responsibility for Children and Adults at the authority, scooped the Women In Public Service category of the Nottingham Post Women In Business Awards 2017. The awards have been held for the past five […]

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National conference to discuss solutions to teacher workload problem

National conference to discuss solutions to teacher workload problem

A national conference will see educational leaders from across the country come together to discuss ways to improve teacher recruitment and retention. There is widespread agreement, including from the government, that reducing teacher workload is the most important factor in doing so. Nottingham will welcome councils and schools from across the UK to discuss good […]

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Local sports stars to attend Mellers Primary expansion official opening

Local sports stars to attend Mellers Primary expansion official opening

Three international sports stars will help to officially open the £3.35m expansion of a Nottingham primary school this week. Great Britain gymnast Ellie Downie, former world champion boxer Jawaid Khaliq and ex-England footballer Jermaine Jenas – who all hail from the city – will visit Mellers Primary in Radford on Thursday 16 November. Work on […]

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Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Nottingham City Council is cracking down on truancy by carrying out patrols to ensure children are in school. Truancy ‘hotspots’ across the city will be targeted by the council’s Education Welfare Service (EWOs) and Community Protection Officers (CPOs) supported by Nottinghamshire Police on Tuesday (26 September). Any children found outside of school, may be taken […]

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Council sends good luck to Nottingham students awaiting exam results

Council sends good luck to Nottingham students awaiting exam results

It’s a nervous time for teenagers as they await their A-level and GCSE results but they have been assured that there are plenty of options in Nottingham – whether that’s education, training or employment. Councillor Sam Webster, Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Business, Education and Skills, has wished students good luck as they prepare […]

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