private schools have launched a bullish defence of their contribution to Scottish society and the wider economy.
THE large screen flickered momentarily and there he was - public enemy number one and a man variously described as whistleblower, dissident, traitor, hero and patriot.
SCOTTISH schools are ready to deliver controversial new examinations, government ministers have said.
PRESSURE is mounting on a Scottish council to axe controversial plans to close a Catholic primary school.
CHILD REN as young as seven are posting abusive comments and making threats against teachers on social media websites, it has been claimed.
THE NUMBER of students attending counselling at universities in Glasgow has soared in the last five years.
SCHOOL bullying leaves deep life-changing scars that are still evident after nearly 40 years, a study has shown.
CAMPAIGNERS for the rights of disabled children are seeking a meeting with the Cabinet Secretary for Education over concerns councils are failing in their legal duties.
OVERSEAS students are being put off studying in Scotland because Westminster's immigration policy warns them "we're closed for business", a leading university principal has said.
PUPILS from Scotland's poorest communities have little chance of getting the grades required to access the top university courses in the country, figures highlighted by the Conservative Party have revealed.
A SURVEY that asked Scottish pupils as young as nine about their experiences of drug and alcohol use, crime, bullying and depression has been toned down after complaints from parents.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to scrap the right of Scottish parents to make a complaint about their child's education to ministers have come under fire.
PARENTS have spoken out over their fears that a nursery could shut due to overcrowding in its adjoining primary school.
COLLEGES should be the future providers of Scottish higher education alongside universities and should no longer be seen as the Cinderella sector, according to a leading figure.
SCOTTISH universities have been accused of a lack of transparency after only two institutions revealed details of the salaries awarded to their principals.
COUNCILS accused of adopting a blanket approach to the introduction of new Higher qualifications against the advice of the Scottish Government have been named by the country's largest teaching union.
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