EXAM bosses have been urged to reduce the amount of testing in schools as part of moves to tackle the workload crisis facing teachers.
CONCERNS have been raised about one of the new exams sat by pupils this summer.
THE number of pupils studying Russian at Higher level has risen sharply just a year before the national examinations body intends to scrap the qualification.
FLAGSHIP qualifications designed to raise the profile of science and languages in Scottish schools should be scrapped, teachers' leaders have said.
THE number of students from European Union countries securing a place at a Scottish university has risen sharply, new figures show.
TEACHERS' leaders have called for more support to deliver flagship new Higher exams as schools return after the summer holiday.
STUDENT satisfaction in Scottish higher education has hit record levels, a new survey shows.
TEACHERS at Inverclyde schools can be forgiven if they cannot tell some of their new intake apart.
Parents of children attending Glasgow's only private Gaelic nursery claim they will be £1,300 per year per child worse off after the city council decided not to award it a new contract.
A GROUP of private nurseries in Scotland has employed a speech and language therapist to tackle increasing problems amongst pre-school children.
Pupil intake at a troubled school in Edinburgh has plummeted after its headteacher was charged with domestic abuse.
HUNDREDS of student flats are to be built on a derelict site to combat a shortage of accommodation for young people in Glasgow.
A FLAGSHIP policy to provide free childcare to Scottish families has been attacked by opposition politicians.
PARENTS are struggling to access free childcare places in their chosen nurseries under a flagship Scottish Government initiative.
A RECORD number of pupils in Scotland have secured a higher education place for later this year.
ONE pupil delighted with his results yesterday was 18-year-old David Browne from Glasgow.
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