COUNCILS have raised doubts over the need for a new post of Chief Education Officer with responsibility for closing the attainment gap.
STATE and private schools have been urged to overcome their traditional suspicions and work together more closely.
SCOTLAND's oldest university has been ranked the best in the country in the latest poll of UK institutions.
THE head of a newly-merged college who was suspended amidst claims of a bullying culture is to face a disciplinary hearing.
An international drive has been launched against China's growing network of Confucius Institutes.
SCOTTISH colleges are facing calls to invest millions of pounds of former reserves in improving student support and the quality of teaching.
A SCOTTISH university has issued a warning over the rise in the number of students from the European Union.
SCHOOLS have been urged to increase the use of the Scots language as part of a wider drive to improve literacy.
Scotland's oldest university has issued a warning that moves to recruit more pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds is discriminating against the middle classes.
A SCOTTISH university has been accused of "privatising" courses under proposals to withdraw public funding from its popular adult learning programme.
It has miles of beautiful coastline, close-knit communities and a quality of life that many in the major cities would envy.
PUPILS from disadvantaged backgrounds who want to go to university will be able to make contact with each other for the first time through a groundbreaking social messaging service.
A NEW category has been added to the inaugural Herald Higher Education Awards to highlight the importance of the experience of students.
SCOTTISH schools will be hit by surprise inspections under controversial new plans.
A SCOTTISH family fighting for specialist speech and language therapy for their nine-year-old daughter have appealed to ministers for help.
DIVISIONS have opened up between Scottish university principals over the need for new legislation to improve governance in the sector.