National awards for two Dundee teachers

Jill Sim was rewarded with a special commendation

Two Dundee teachers have received national recognition for their work with technology in the classroom.

Kelly MacDonald from Harris Academy won the secondary teacher of the year category at the Scottish Women in Technology awards.

Meanwhile, Jill Sim from Rosebank Primary was rewarded with a special commendation in the primary teacher of the year category.

Gregor Murray, the city council’s children and families service convener, said: “This is a fantastic result for both these teachers and for schools in Dundee.

“I would like to congratulate them on their achievements.

“Their successes highlight the quality of technology and digital education that is ongoing in our classrooms.

“Enthusiastic teachers are helping our children and young people to learn important digital skills that will help them to play a part in the exciting opportunities that are developing in Dundee.”