Pupils are praised for their
Monklands pupils have been congratulated on their results in Highers, Nationals and other qualifications, despite the SQA furore.
North Lana r k s h i re education convener Frank McNally praised their “hard work and effort” along with the “dedication and professionalism of teachers”; in a year described by Derek Brown, the council’s executive director of education, as “quite different for so many reasons”.
Councillor McNally said: “While this year’s exams were affected by Covid-19, the achievements of our young people are in no way diminished.
“The successes of so many of our pupils reflects the hard work and effort they have put in throughout the academic term – albeit one which was curtailed by the health crisis.
“Their achievements have been supported by the dedication and professionalism of their teachers, along with the e n c o u ragement and understanding of their families.”
Mr Brown added: “This year has been quite different for so many reasons.
“Our young people are increasingly better qualified and able to open up a wider
Congratulations Councillor Frank McNally