NEARLY half of teachers lack confidence in the delivery of flagship new Higher exams less than a year before their introduction, a new survey shows.
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Lecturers at Scottish universities are to be balloted on industrial action in a row over pensions, which could include a marking boycott and a refusal to set exams.
SCHOOL inspectors may be called upon to track effectiveness of education across entire communities under radical new proposals.
Parents are vowing to fight council plans to close up to 10 primary schools and a secondary school in Moray.
THE principal of one of Scotland's most exclusive private schools has left his post after just nine months in the job.
A COUNCIL under fire for controversial proposals to redraw catchment areas has unveiled plans to look at education provision in another part of the city because of demand on a popular primary school.
A PIONEERING initiative to help some of the most vulnerable children settle in to nursery has now been hailed a success.
FUTURE reform of what is taught in schools will be more gradual to ensure better support for pupils and teachers, the Scottish Government has pledged.
A UNIVERSITY in England has become the first to have its teacher training course accredited in Scotland.
HIGHLANDS and Islands University has launched the first scholarship programme to be funded through crowdsourcing, with £100,000 as the initial target.
A LEADING businessman has spoken of his desire to give a fresh start to pupils who leave school with few qualifications and little hope of a job or further training.
PARENTS at a primary school claim controversial plans to redraw catchment areas could have a "devastating" impact on the provision of education locally.
PUPILS who will attend Newlands Junior College will be selected from 11 secondary schools from the south side of Glasgow.
THE rapid expansion of Gaelic school education is providing a major challenge, Scotland's largest local authority has warned.
EXPOSING pupils to Gaelic education in Scottish schools is seen as essential to the preservation of the language.