Future Chef Update

Well done to Rebecca in S4 who represented Mearns Castle High School and ERC in the Scottish Central and South Regional Future Chef finals last week.

Although she narrowly missed out on top spot which was a place in the London Grand Final, Rebecca done both herself and the school proud with some cracking dishes.  Judges feedback suggested she finished in the top 3 although only an official first place was awarded. There was 11 competitors from schools as far away as Annan, Edinburgh and Forfar included.
Rebecca made for main course a Chicken Ballotine stuffed with Chicken and Lime Mouse, with Smoked Carrot Puree, Sautéed Potatoes, Tender stem Broccoli and Crispy Chicken Skin with a Lime and Cream sauce. For Desert she made Apple Roses with a Carmel sauce.

Many thanks also to Red Onion Chef Patron John Quigley who worked closely with Rebecca during the competition offering guidance and expertise which helped elevate the whole experience to a high professional standard.

Although Rebecca has set high standards Future Chef will run again next year so please look out for this next session if you think you can be our next school champion.

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SCHOLAR Online Tutor Sessions w/c 18 Feb 2019

SCHOLAR’s upcoming Online Tutor Sessions are:

For more information on how to take part in upcoming sessions, please visit SCHOLAR’s Online Tutor Sessions.
Please note that worksheets will be available and should be attempted before some sessions.

You can see regular updates via Twitter @SCHOLARuk and Facebook SCHOLARprogramme.

Best wishes,

SCHOLAR Development Team

BAM Construction: Apprentice Surveyor Vacancy

Apprentice Surveyor Scotland (located in the Central Belt)

Looking to kick start your path to a degree?

You will complete a 4 year Graduate Level Apprenticeship in Construction and the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University, studying Quantity Surveying, whilst working with BAM Construction!

Please find more information and the application process on our website: https://jobs.bam.co.uk/vacancy/apprentice-surveyor-scotland-located-in-the-central-belt-1385/1411/description/

College/University Parents Information Evenings

The following colleges and universities will host their Parents Information Evenings on the dates listed below:

  • West College Scotland – Paisley Campus:  Tuesday, 16th April
  • South Lanarkshire College:  Wednesday, 17th April
  • Strathclyde University:  Thursday, 18th April
  • Glasgow Kelvin College Springburn Campus:  Tuesday, 23rd April
  • City of Glasgow College – City Campus – Wednesday, 24th April
  • Glasgow Clyde College – Cardonald Campus:  Thursday, 25th April

National Technologies Network – Career Information event

Software Development Graduate Apprenticeship Career Information Event

University of Glasgow, Thursday 28th of February 2019 from 5 to 6pm

Book your place here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/graduate-apprenticeships-at-university-of-glasgow-tickets-55634406006

Description
Join us at the University of Glasgow to find out about our exciting new Graduate Apprenticeship in Software Engineering. Food and refreshments will be provided!

Teachers, pupils and parents are invited to join us at the University of Glasgow to hear about our unique Graduate Apprenticeship in Software Engineering which offers students the opportunity to gain their University of Glasgow degree while earning a salary and gaining invaluable industry experience.

This event will include:

  • an introduction from Professor Quintin Cutts MBE, leader of the Centre for Computing Science Education at the University of Glasgow
  • an overview of the Graduate Apprenticeship programme from Dr Matthew Barr
  • a presentation from Sarah Anne Rooney, Employee Development Programme Manager at the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), who are one of our growing list of partner employers.

There’ll also be a chance to talk to other staff and students from the School of Computing Science, and we’d be delighted to show you around the campus.

If you have any queries, please contact Dr Matthew Barr Matthew.Barr@glasgow.ac.uk

East Renfrewshire Council

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