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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

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


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’

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


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’

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

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

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

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


Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

Highland Council’s £105,487-a-year education boss Nicky Grant is on ‘approved leave’

The council refuses to say what 'approve leave' is or why the top official does not appear to have been at work since at least February 21.


Over 400,000 trees planted in the Cairngorms National Park with help of local school kids

Over 400,000 trees planted in the Cairngorms National Park with help of local school kids

Over 400,000 trees planted in the Cairngorms National Park with help of local school kids

Over 400,000 trees have now been planted in the Cairngorms National Park as part of a transformation project spearheaded by Calthorpe Estates.


WATCH: Highland Heroes secondary teacher says 'it takes a village to raise a child'

WATCH: Highland Heroes secondary teacher says 'it takes a village to raise a child'

WATCH: Highland Heroes secondary teacher says 'it takes a village to raise a child'

Recently moving from Golspie to Invergordon, Catherine Ferguson was "overwhelmed" to be named Highland Heroes' secondary teacher of the year.


WATCH: Sutherland primary teacher 'overwhelmed' by Highland Heroes win

WATCH: Sutherland primary teacher 'overwhelmed' by Highland Heroes win

WATCH: Sutherland primary teacher 'overwhelmed' by Highland Heroes win

Jane Mackintosh was named primary teacher of the year at this year's Highland Heroes awards.


Ministers to make final decision on Badenoch school

Ministers to make final decision on Badenoch school

Ministers to make final decision on Badenoch school

Highland Council wait to see if Holyrood will call the closure in


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