Subjects in Brief

1st April 2011 at 01:00

Nice ring to it

Work experience

Edinburgh council leader Jenny Dawe visited BT's Edinburgh Park headquarters to meet city pupils carrying out work placements with the company. More than 100 young people from Edinburgh secondaries have taken part. BT is providing about 260 placements in Scotland to give pupils meaningful work experience.

Screen stars


The Voice of My Own Film (VOMO) Festival showcased films produced by secondary pupils through the year-long VOMO Screenschool last month. The screenschool offers pupils a way to express themselves through drama, documentary and animation. Project manager Robert Sproul-Cran said: "The professional standard of these films is astonishing."

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