Education

Edinburgh City Council School Closures (Friday 3 Dec)

Submitted by edg on Thu, 2 Dec '10 9.16pm

Edinburgh City Council has defended its policy of continuing to close schools to some pupils after a week of wintry weather. Some children will be having a fifth day off school tomorrow due to the adverse conditions.

Edinburgh City Council School Closures (Thursday 2 Dec)

Submitted by edg on Wed, 1 Dec '10 7.16pm

Some may be feeling highly exasperated at this stage, but many children will be having a fourth snow day tomorrow Thursday (2 December) as Edinburgh services continue to be disrupted by the unprecedented snowfall and icey conditions.

Psychiatry Ethics Film Festival

Submitted by edg on Wed, 24 Nov '10 7.29am

A candid documentary about comedian Stephen Fry, who almost killed himself before he discovered he was bipolar, is one of several films screening at this mini film fest looking at ethical issues around mental health. The six films - three documentary, three drama - will be followed by an audience discussion with an expert panel. There are also three special school screenings.