Glasgow & West of Scotland News - January 2015

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Salespeople Required at Primary Times Glasgow

28th January 2015
Primary Times has been established in Glasgow for over 10 years. It is well received by parents, teachers and children and trusted as a source of local information. We are growing each year and are now... [read more]
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Barnardo’s Scotland Fostering is asking people to think about fostering.

29th January 2015
Barnardo’s Scotland is looking to recruit 850 foster carers in Scotland 2015 to help address a shortfall of 8,600 carers across the UK. The charity is asking members of the public to consider becoming... [read more]
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In celebration of World Book Day, Smiffys are pleased to announce the launch of their first ever ‘Win a Dress Up Box Competition’ for schools!

29th January 2015
In celebration of World Book Day, Smiffys are pleased to announce the launch of their first ever ‘Win a Dress Up Box Competition’ for schools! The competition is open to teachers and parents... [read more]
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FORMER OLYMPIAN SHARRON DAVIES BACKS BIG PEDAL TO CHALLENGE CHILDREN TO CYCLE AND SCOOT TO SCHOOL

28th January 2015
Survey reveals that 76% of teachers whose schools took part The Big Pedal said that pupils continued to cycle and scoot to school following the event. Former Olympian and TV presenter Sharron Davies... [read more]
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PARENTS SHOULD BE PLANNING MORE DAYS OUT RATHER THAN BRIBING KIDS WITH TECHNOLOGY, SAYS PSYCHOLOGY LECTURER

22nd January 2015
"Parents need to incorporate technology into the play options available to children rather than into an item placed on a pedestal", said DR KATERINA KANTARTZIS, LECTURER IN PSYCHOLOGY AT BIRMINGHAM... [read more]
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Majority of UK believe childcare should be shared equally between couples

13th January 2015
More than half of the UK believes that childcare should be shared equally between parents, a survey by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has found. The findings show a marked move away... [read more]
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